10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Imatra
— 1 night
Drive
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive
5
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train to Helsinki, Fly to London Heathrow

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Tulliniemi Nature Path. Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Porvoo Old Town. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Gunnarstrand (in Hanko), Sapokka Water Garden (in Kotka) and Porvoo (Runeberg Park & Cathedral of Porvoo). The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip tool.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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1
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Imatra

Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Malonsaari, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lempukka Beach, and then admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Imatra trip planning app.

Drive from Helsinki to Imatra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Imatra are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 30 — 31:
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Waterfall
Imatra Waterfall
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Malonsaari ©
Island
Malonsaari
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1
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Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): step aboard S/S Salama, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, then step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, and finally appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave.

Start your trip to Savonlinna by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Imatra to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 1:
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Savonlinna Market Square ©
Farmers Market
Savonlinna Market Square
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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 2nd (Fri): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Turku takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Must see
Turku Castle
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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take in the views from Hameensilta, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tampere travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 4:
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Nasinneula Tower ©
Observation Deck
Nasinneula Tower
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