11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 day
4
Turku
— 2 nights
5
Rauma
— 1 night
6
Tampere
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 29th (Mon), view the masterpieces at Okra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), then don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

Make your Helsinki itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Dublin, Ireland to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can 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

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 1st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna road trip planning tool.

Drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
day
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mariehamn online vacation planner.

Fly from Savonlinna to Mariehamn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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 3rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, then browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, and finally view the masterpieces at Galleria Joella.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Turku online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 5th (Mon), learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rauma route planner.

Drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rauma are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step out of the city life by going to Hatanpaa Arboretum and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. Get a sense of the local culture at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Laukko Manor. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, stop by Keittioelamaa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tampere driving holiday planner.

Drive from Rauma to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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