11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Fiskars
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
train:  2​h
3
Haemeenlinna
— 1 night
train + Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
6
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Espoo
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
9
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

1
day
Fiskars

Fiskars ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Snappertunan kirkko, then step into the grandiose world of Raseborg Castle, and finally make a trip to Fiskars Village.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Fiskars online vacation planner .

London, UK to Fiskars is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in February; daily highs in Fiskars reach 0°C and lows reach -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Fiskars

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Raseborg, Snappertunan kirkko
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Fiskars Village ©
Fiskars Village
Raseborg Castle ©
Raseborg Castle
Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen ©
Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 16th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Turku tour planning app .

You can drive from Fiskars to Turku in 1.5 hours. February in Turku sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Haemeenlinna.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Haemeenlinna

Haemeenlinna ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): enjoy some diversion at Ahvenisto Activity Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Church, examine the collection at Palander House, then steep yourself in history at Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hauhon kirkko, and finally see the interesting displays at Parola Tank Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Haemeenlinna travel route planner.

You can take a train from Turku to Haemeenlinna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Haemeenlinna

Theme Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Parola
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Parola Tank Museum ©
Parola Tank Museum
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church
Palander House ©
Palander House

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 18th (Mon), examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then make a trip to Pikkukirkko, and finally stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna travel planning tool .

Getting from Haemeenlinna to Savonlinna by combination of train and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

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

1
night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 19th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, then look for gifts at MyGoodKnife, and finally take an in-depth tour of Wolkoff House Museum.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between -2°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Imatra Waterfall
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Nuijamaa Church ©
Nuijamaa Church
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal

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night
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti, identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, then wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and finally contemplate the long history of Kotka Church.

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Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Kotka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to -2°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Beach Mansikkalahti ©
Beach Mansikkalahti
Kotka Church ©
Kotka Church

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, shop like a local with Nasin Kartanon Galleria, look for gifts at Riimikko, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Porvoo online trip maker .

You can drive from Kotka to Porvoo in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Espoo.

Things to do in Porvoo

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Nasin Kartanon Galleria ©
Nasin Kartanon Galleria
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

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night
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Espoo holiday maker website .

Drive from Porvoo to Espoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

2
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.
On the 23rd (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, then take in the exciting artwork at ARTag Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the exciting artwork at Okra, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally shop like a local with Galleria Lapinlahti.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Helsinki is just a short distance from Espoo. In February in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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