10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
4
Imatra
— 2 nights
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night

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 28th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, thenlook for gifts at Taiga Colors, thenhunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and finally browse the range of quality goods at Stockmann Department Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, thentake an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip maker.

Minneapolis, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Minneapolis to Helsinki, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in June, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Shopping Tours
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

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You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. June in Turku sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, thenexplore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thenlearn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mariehamn day trip tool.

Fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

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nights
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
On the 3rd (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauritsala Church and then admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Malonsaari, and finally head off the coast to Lammassaari Island.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Imatra trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Mariehamn to Imatra takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Imatra

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trip

Lappeenranta
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lauritsala Church ©
Lauritsala Church
Joutsenon kirkko ©
Joutsenon kirkko

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night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 5th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thenpick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, thenstop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna holiday maker tool.

Getting from Imatra to Savonlinna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Fri).

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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