11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Rauma
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Mexico 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.
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Kansallisgalleria and Mannerheim Museum capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and explore the world behind art at Villa Gyllenberg.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki holiday maker app .

Mexico City, Mexico to Helsinki is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 8 hours. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
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 take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna road trip site .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Savonlinna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Mariehamn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, 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.
On the 23rd (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town, see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

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Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car 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

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nights
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 25th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, then brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, then examine the collection at Bonk Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Automobile Museum.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rauma online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Rauma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Rauma sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites Parks

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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