11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 7th (Tue), make a trip to Pikkukirkko and then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Savonlinna road trip planning website.

Manchester, UK to Savonlinna is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 8th (Wed), trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kuusamo travel site.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kuusamo in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre

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night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thenlearn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mariehamn road trip planner.

You can fly from Kuusamo to Mariehamn in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. August in Mariehamn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Escape the urban bustle at Teijo National Park and Vepsa Island. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and contemplate the long history of Kuusisto Manor.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Turku travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. August in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Kuusisto Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Pori route site.

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Helsinki.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Tours, thenexplore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, thentake an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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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

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