12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 1 day
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 2 nights
5
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
day
Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, stroll around Riverside Park, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and finally steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ruotsinpyhtaa trip tool.

Orlando, USA to Ruotsinpyhtaa is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Orlando to Ruotsinpyhtaa due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Orlando in June, with highs in Ruotsinpyhtaa at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum
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): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ruotsinpyhtaa to Savonlinna takes 4 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough 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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, thentake in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter, thenlearn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mariehamn road trip tool.

You can fly from Savonlinna to Mariehamn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up 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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Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, thenadmire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and then take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Turku driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Turku in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

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 ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kimito Island trip maker.

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Katajanokka. Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planning site.

Drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. 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 ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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