11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: London

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sibelius Monument. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, explore the world behind art at Design Museum, and make a trip to Market Square Kauppatori.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki visit app .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

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 25th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, make a trip to Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then get answers to all your questions at Riihisaari, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna online trip itinerary builder .

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

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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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. On the 26th (Thu), stroll through Lilla holmen and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, and finally admire all the interesting features of Wiklof Holding Arena.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn trip planner .

Getting from Savonlinna to Mariehamn by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aland Island, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar

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): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

Discover how to plan a Turku trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
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 30th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tampere driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

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