11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: Helsinki

3
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.
Pack the 16th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, and stroll through Korkeasaari Zoo.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online attractions planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Helsinki. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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 19th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral. On your second day here, have fun at Moomin World, then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Turku road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
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 21st (Tue): stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, then examine the collection at Spy Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tampere attractions planner .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Spy Museum ©
Spy Museum

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 23rd (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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You can drive from Tampere to Mustasaari in 4 hours. In August in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 24th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Mustasaari to Savonlinna in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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