11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  4 h
2
Inari
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Turku
— 1 day
Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki online road trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in June: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): go for a walk through Otsamo Fell, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Inari trip builder site.

Getting from Helsinki to Inari by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in June; daily highs in Inari reach 16°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can 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
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

1
day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 5th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary planning site.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Turku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. While traveling from Inari, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Turku, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, then take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Mariehamn trip simple and quick.

Getting from Turku to Mariehamn by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle
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Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 7th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Mariehamn to Savonlinna by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ruotsinpyhtaa.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

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

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nights
Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Marian Kirkko, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, and finally don't miss a visit to Stromforsin Ruukki. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, then wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and finally take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ruotsinpyhtaa trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Ruotsinpyhtaa takes 4 hours. June in Ruotsinpyhtaa sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Kotka, Hamina, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum

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