11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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 Katajanokka. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), admire the masterpieces at Villa Gyllenberg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Mexico City, Mexico to Helsinki is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Helsinki is 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Casinos
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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

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 21st (Sun): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna route planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Savonlinna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

1
day
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 22nd (Mon), see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mariehamn sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Savonlinna to Mariehamn in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, then examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Turku road trip planning app.

Fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): stroll through Yyteri Beach, learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, examine the collection at Bonk Museum, and then examine the collection at Automobile Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Rauma trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Uusikaupunki, Yyteri Beach
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum

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