10 days in Helsinki & Savonlinna Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki & Savonlinna Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 6 nights
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Savonlinna
— 3 nights
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Helsinki

— 6 nights

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Helsinki. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Savonlinna

— 3 nights
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Visiting Kolovesi National Park and Siikalahti Wetland will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Olavinlinna Castle and S/S Salama. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30: