11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 2 nights
5
Inari
— 1 night
6
Akaslompolo
— 1 night

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Market Square Kauppatori and Kansallisgalleria. For shopping fun, head to Hakaniemi Market or Stockmann Department Store. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, look for gifts at Marimekko, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

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New York City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. In April, Helsinki is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 47°F and lows of 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
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Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 9th (Mon), look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna and then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip maker website.

Getting from Helsinki to Savonlinna by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. April in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 28°F at night. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, look for gifts at Tammelantori, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Tampere sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 29°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Tammelantori ©
Tammelantori

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 11th (Wed), buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Turku holiday maker website.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Turku, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 12th (Thu), get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Inari trip planner.

Getting from Turku to Inari by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Turku in April; daily highs in Inari reach 37°F and lows reach 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Inari to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°F, and evening lows to 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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