11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
6
Rovaniemi
— 1 day

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 5th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

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Athens, Greece to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Athens in September, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
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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 7th (Fri): browse the collection at Turku City Library, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Turku road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

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

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tampere journey maker.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mustasaari trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Mustasaari in 4 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna trip itinerary planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Savonlinna. In September in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 12th (Wed), make a trip to Lordi's Square, then see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi driving holiday app.

You can fly from Savonlinna to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square

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