10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 day
5
Turku
— 2 nights
6
Tampere
— 2 nights

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 15th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip builder app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Helsinki. When traveling from Zurich in July, plan for little chillier days in Helsinki, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Inari trip maker tool.

You can fly from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, Inari is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Savonlinna takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
day
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thenexamine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mariehamn day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Mariehamn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

2
nights
Turku

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 21st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, enjoy the music at Sibeliusmuseum, thentake an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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nights
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 23rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thenexamine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thentake in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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