10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  9​h
1
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Rome

1
night
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 20th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Turku online visit planner .

Rome, Italy to Turku is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for colder days in Turku, with highs around 23°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki, learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rauma trip tool .

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Rauma, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Museums
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Rauma to Jyvaskyla in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Fun & Games Museums
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Room Escape Games
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum

3
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Explore Savonlinna's surroundings by going to Imatra Waterfall (in Imatra), Angry Birds Activity Park (in Lappeenranta) and The Parikkala Sculpture Park (in Parikkala). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, and pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Savonlinna in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Angry Birds Activity Park, Imatra Waterfall, Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, The Parikkala Sculpture Park
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

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 27th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online journey planner .

Drive from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

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