11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kuhmo
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Johannes Church and The Aalto House. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop and Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Hvittrask (in Kirkkonummi), Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius (in Jarvenpaa). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, steep yourself in history at Urho Kekkonen Museum Tamminiemi, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and examine the collection at Didrichsen Art Museum.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning site .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Porvoo, Hvittrask, Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius
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The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House
Johannes Church ©
Johannes Church
Sinebrychoff Art Museum ©
Sinebrychoff Art Museum

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Visit Salpa Line and Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli for their historical value. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli and Akseli. Get out of town with these interesting Savonlinna side-trips: St. George Church (in Joroinen) and Mikkeli Rural Parish Church (in Mikkeli). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, take a tour of S/S Salama, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and get all the information you need at Riihisaari.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip planning site .

You can drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Mikkeli, Salpa Line, St. George Church
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Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Mikkeli Rural Parish Church ©
Mikkeli Rural Parish Church
Akseli ©
Akseli

2
nights
Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Taiga and then listen to music at Kuhmo Arts Centre.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kuhmo trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuhmo takes 5 hours. On the 11th (Sat), you'll travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuhmo

Parks Museums Shopping
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Kuhmo Arts Centre ©
Kuhmo Arts Centre

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, then make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Kuhmo to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Museum - Gallery Alariesto
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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