11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly + train:  4​h
1
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Hong Kong

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 18th (Sat), see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere itinerary app .

Stockholm, Sweden to Tampere is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

1
night
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 19th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

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Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Tours
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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 20th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

For reviews and tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. August in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church, Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

4
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 23rd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Fortress of Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, make a trip to Senate Square, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Helsinki by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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