11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 30 min
3
Inari
— 1 day
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Luxembourg City

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 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Katajanokka, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online driving holiday planner.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Luxembourg City to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Shopping Wildlife
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

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

1
day
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 4th (Tue), explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find out how to plan a trip to Inari, use our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Savonlinna to Inari in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Savonlinna in June, with highs in Inari at 16°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Turku.

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
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
For shopping fun, head to Kauppakeskus Mylly or Gallery A. Escape the urban bustle at Bellevue Beach and Vepsa Island. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and let little ones run wild at Adventure Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Turku takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. When traveling from Inari in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Turku, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 8th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then get a taste of the local shopping with Pori Art Museum, then examine the collection at Villa Mairea, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Pori online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Pori, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

2
nights
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 9th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga, then view the masterpieces at Laukko Manor, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Tampere trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Laukko Manor, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor

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