10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  20 h 30 min
1
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
2
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Manila, Luzon

1
day
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 6th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary builder.

Manila, Philippines to Turku is an approximately 25- hour flight. The time zone changes from Philippine Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Manila in July, expect nights in Turku to be cooler, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 7th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea, kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Pori trip planner.

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Villa Mairea
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Savonlinna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

1
day
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 10th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, then take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mariehamn trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Savonlinna to Mariehamn by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kastelholm Castle, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

3
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 11th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, then explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach. On the next day, glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Design Museum.

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You can fly from Mariehamn to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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Kansallisgalleria

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