10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Manama

4
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.
Visit Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Helsinki Cathedral for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker site .

Manama, Bahrain to Helsinki is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Manama to Helsinki, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manama in September, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 6th (Thu), examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then savor the flavors at Savonlinna Market Square, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

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

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Pori online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Pori takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. September in Pori sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Old Rauma
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

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 9th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip builder .

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Turku are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 10th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

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

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