10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 1 day
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Pack the 9th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, make a trip to Senate Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Helsinki is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg in April, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, thensee the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Savonlinna route planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Savonlinna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

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

1
day
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 12th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Turku tour itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Turku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thenget your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, thencatch a live event at Lappi Areena, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi attractions planning tool.

You can fly from Turku to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Turku in April, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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