16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Mariehamn
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Savonlinna
— 4 nights
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Helsinki
— 1 night

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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.
Nuuksio National Park has been added to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo, approximately Porvoo away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Munich, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Munich to Helsinki is 1 hour. While traveling from Munich, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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Mariehamn

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. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, stroll around Lilla holmen, and contemplate the long history of The Maritime Quarter.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mariehamn holiday planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Mariehamn by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. August in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. 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

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Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle
Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum ©
Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step off the beaten path and head to Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. The adventure continues: trek along The Archipelago Trail.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Mariehamn to Turku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

4
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Step off the beaten path and head to Olavinlinna Castle and Lappeenranta Fortress. Change things up with these side-trips from Savonlinna: Lappeenranta (Sandcastle Lappeenranta & Saimaa Canal), Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi) and Imatra Waterfall (in Imatra). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turku to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or fly. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

1
night
Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

On the 22nd (Thu), squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Sibelius Monument and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping
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The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park
Sibelius Monument ©
Sibelius Monument
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori

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