10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly:  3​h
1
Helsinki
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Tammela
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Porvoo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Dusseldorf

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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.
To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip planning website .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Dusseldorf in May, plan for little chillier days in Helsinki, with highs around 18°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Tammela.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Tours
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nights
Tammela

Tammela ©
On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Saari Nation Park.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tammela online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tammela takes 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Tammela can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Tammela

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Viihdeuimala Vesihelmi
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Torronsuo National Park ©
Torronsuo National Park
Viihdeuimala Vesihelmi ©
Viihdeuimala Vesihelmi

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku journey tool .

You can drive from Tammela to Turku in 2 hours. In June in Turku, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): look for gifts at MyGoodKnife, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lappeen Marian kirkko, then pause for some serene contemplation at Lauritsala Church, and finally step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lappeenranta trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Turku to Lappeenranta takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. June in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Outdoors Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Imatra
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Lauritsala Church ©
Lauritsala Church
Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko

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nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Porvoo travel route planning site .

Getting from Lappeenranta to Porvoo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Stromforsin ruukki, St Michael Church
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St Michael Church ©
St Michael Church
Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, take an in-depth tour of Hvittrask, contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, stroll the grounds of Hietaniemi Cemetery, then stop by Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, and finally don't miss a visit to Market Square Kauppatori.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip maker .

Getting from Porvoo to Helsinki by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Hvittrask
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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