10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kuopio
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Brussels

2
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) and then take in the exciting artwork at Okra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder site .

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Helsinki. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 30th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square.

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Drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. June in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, then enjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kuopio journey site .

Getting from Savonlinna to Kuopio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. June in Kuopio sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games Parks Nature
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Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mariehamn planning app .

Fly from Kuopio to Mariehamn in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and then see the interesting displays at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find out how to plan a trip to Turku, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum ©
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 5th (Fri), examine the collection at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum. On your second day here, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Emil Aaltosen Museo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, then have some family-friendly fun at Portaali VR, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere road trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Fun & Games
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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