10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Tampere Art Museum, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Hameensilta, walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tampere sightseeing app.

Paris, France to Tampere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Tampere. In August, Tampere is a bit cooler than Paris - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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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 15th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit Naantali Old Town, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter, stroll around Lilla holmen, thenlearn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

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You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, examine the collection at S/S Salama, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thenpause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thenpause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, and finally indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square.

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Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Savonlinna takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Savonlinna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Savonlinna Market Square ©
Savonlinna Market Square

1
night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 19th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lemin kirkko, explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

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Getting from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Imatra Waterfall
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to SkyWheel Helsinki, thenadmire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), thenget engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, thentake an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Lappeenranta to Helsinki by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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