10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
4
Rauma
— 1 night
5
Tampere
— 1 night

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Design Museum. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum. Step out of Helsinki to go to Porvoo and see Cathedral of Porvoo, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Old Market Hall, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder website.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Helsinki is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. When traveling from Vilnius in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Cathedral of Porvoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal and then take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta trip site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Lappeenranta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Imatra Waterfall
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 13th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna day trip site.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rauma online vacation planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Rauma in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. May in Rauma sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Pori
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): snap pictures at Hameensilta, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere journey planner.

You can drive from Rauma to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Tampere, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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