11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive
4
Imatra
— 1 night
Drive
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly

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nights
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Turku tour planner.

Sault Ste. Marie, USA to Turku is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. When traveling from Sault Ste. Marie in July, plan for slightly colder days in Turku, with highs around 70°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Turku Cathedral ©
Must see
Turku Cathedral
4.4
Turku Castle ©
Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
Teijo National Park ©
National Park
Teijo National Park
4.6

2
nights
Pori

Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 17th (Tue), examine the collection at Marela Museum House, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross. On the next day, stroll through Yyteri Beach, kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Pori road trip tool.

Drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in July, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Old Rauma ©
Must see
Old Rauma
4.5
Yyteri Beach ©
Must see
Yyteri Beach
4.6

1
day
Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

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Drive from Pori to Savonlinna in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums

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Kerimaki Church ©
Religious Site
Kerimaki Church
4.7

1
night
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 20th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Malonsaari, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lempukka Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Imatra day trip app.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Imatra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Imatra can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Waterfall
Imatra Waterfall
4.3
Malonsaari ©
Island
Malonsaari
4.4

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. On your second day here, stroll through Hietaranta Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally examine the collection at Design Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Imatra to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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