11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and stroll around Sibelius Monument.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki journey planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

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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

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, get answers to all your questions at Riihisaari, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Savonlinna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. July in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): walk around Lilla holmen and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Kobba Klintar, and finally see where the action happens at Wiklof Holding Arena.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn trip itinerary planning site.

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. July in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum ©
Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum

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 29th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

Plan trip to Turku with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jul 30 — 31:
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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