12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Turku
— 2 nights
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Kimito Island
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Old Rauma. Get some historical perspective at Turku Cathedral and Abo Akademi. When in Turku, make a side trip to see The Church of the Holy Cross in Rauma, approximately Rauma away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, and stay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To find reviews and tourist information, read our Turku trip planner.

Chandigarh, India to Turku is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Chandigarh to Turku due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4
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World heritage site
Old Rauma
4.5

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kimito Island trip tool.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 2nd (Tue), browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, then explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Savonlinna online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Savonlinna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Kimito Island, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Savonlinna, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Religious Site
Kerimaki Church
4.7

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Helsinki Cathedral and The Esplanadi Park. Pack the 7th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Helsinki are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks
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