12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly + Drive:  16​h 45​min
1
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Orlando

1
day
Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and finally wander the streets of Stromforsin ruukki.

Plan my day in Ruotsinpyhtaa using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

London, UK to Ruotsinpyhtaa is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Ruotsinpyhtaa is 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Ruotsinpyhtaa can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then make a trip to Pikkukirkko, and finally pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read Savonlinna travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Ruotsinpyhtaa to Savonlinna in 4 hours. June in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

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
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 19th (Wed), explore the historical opulence 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.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mariehamn trip itinerary builder .

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 June in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) 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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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
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 20th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Vepsa Island, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and then take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Turku journey maker site .

Getting from Mariehamn to Turku by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kimito Island planner .

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik
Oro ©
Oro

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.
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Fortress of Suomenlinna will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Kansallisgalleria and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Finland.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki driving holiday planner.

Getting from Kimito Island to Helsinki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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