16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly
2
Mariehamn
— 3 nights
Ferry
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Savonlinna
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly

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4
nights
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.
Nuuksio National Park has been added to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Porvoo Old Town. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and get a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planning tool.

Munich, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Munich to Helsinki. Traveling from Munich in August, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:
Highlights from your trip
Porvoo Old Town ©
Landmark
Porvoo Old Town
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3
nights
Mariehamn

Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kastelholm Castle and Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, contemplate the long history of The Maritime Quarter, and stroll around Lilla holmen.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mariehamn day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Mariehamn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Kastelholm Castle ©
Specialty Museum
Kastelholm Castle
4.2
Kobba Klintar ©
Island
Kobba Klintar
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3
nights
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through The Archipelago Trail.

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Traveling by ferry from Mariehamn to Turku takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
The Archipelago Trail ©
Hiking Trail
The Archipelago Trail
4.6
Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

4
nights
Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Explore hidden gems such as Olavinlinna Castle and Imatra Waterfall. Change things up with these side-trips from Savonlinna: Punkaharju Ridge (in Punkaharju), Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi) and Lappeenranta (Sandcastle Lappeenranta, Lappeenranta Fortress, &more). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church and examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Turku to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or fly. August in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 22:
Highlights from your trip
Imatra Waterfall ©
Waterfall
Imatra Waterfall
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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

On the 22nd (Thu), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Sibelius Monument and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:
Highlights from your trip
The Esplanadi Park ©
Historic Walking Area
The Esplanadi Park
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