11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
4
Imatra
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  6 h 15 min
End: London

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 4th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Oro. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Archipelago National Park.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Kimito Island online tour itinerary planner.

London, UK to Kimito Island is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from London to Kimito Island, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Kimito Island when traveling from London in August, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

2
nights
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 6th (Mon): make a trip to Archangel Michael's church, buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and then gain insight at Turku Cathedral. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 8th (Wed), stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Savonlinna trip builder app.

You can drive from Turku to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
nights
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Lempukka Beach, head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, and then admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): head off the coast to Malonsaari, pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko, then explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Imatra trip maker site.

Drive from Savonlinna to Imatra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Imatra can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lappeenranta
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal

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.
Get some cultural insight at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Shop till you drop at Hakaniemi Market and Market Square Kauppatori. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki vacation builder.

Getting from Imatra to Helsinki by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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