10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Vilnius
Fly:  5​h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Rauma
— 1 night
5
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Vilnius

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rock Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Cathedral of Porvoo in Porvoo (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki travel planner .

Vilnius, Lithuania to Helsinki is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. February in Helsinki sees daily highs of 33°F and lows of 26°F at night. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Cathedral of Porvoo
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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 25th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal and then admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lappeenranta travel planning tool .

Getting from Helsinki to Lappeenranta by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in February, with highs in Lappeenranta at 28°F and lows at 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature

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 26th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Savonlinna online trip maker .

Getting from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. February in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 27°F and lows of 18°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature 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. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rauma vacation builder website .

Getting from Savonlinna to Rauma by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°F in February, and nighttime lows around 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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 2nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Hameensilta, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Rauma to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 37°F, while at night they dip to 21°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©

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