10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Turku
— 2 nights
2
Porvoo
— 2 nights
3
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
4
Koli National Park
— 3 nights

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Martinkirkko, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, thenlet the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, thenstroll around Kupittaa Park, and finally explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turku online trip planner.

Oulu to Turku is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Vaski Adventure Island, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 4th (Sat), stroll around Runeberg Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, thenexamine the collection at Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, examine the collection at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, thenmake a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Porvoo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Porvoo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hiidenkirnut
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Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, thenexplore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland, and finally stroll around The Parikkala Sculpture Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli, pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna tour planner.

You can drive from Porvoo to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Parikkala, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): hike along Akka-Koli Hill, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then trek along Herajarvi Hiking Trail. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, and then identify plant and animal life at Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Koli National Park in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
 Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen ©
Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto

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