11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: London

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, thenget engrossed in the history at The Old Town Hall Museum, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and finally kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), thensee the interesting displays at Villa Mairea, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Pori road trip planner.

London, UK to Pori is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Pori, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Pori reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rauma, Villa Mairea
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 18th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, thensee the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

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Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Beaches Parks
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, contemplate the long history of The Maritime Quarter, thenlearn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Mariehamn trip builder website.

Fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

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

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko and then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Savonlinna route maker tool.

Getting from Mariehamn to Savonlinna by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Ruotsinpyhtaa.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

1
night
Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. On the 22nd (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa and then steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ruotsinpyhtaa day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Ruotsinpyhtaa takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Historic Sites
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Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, take a stroll through Katajanokka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Helsinki online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ruotsinpyhtaa to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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