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. Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Porvoo Old Town. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planning website.

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 moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Munich in August: highs in Helsinki hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°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

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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 Kobba Klintar. When in Mariehamn, make a side trip to see Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum in Eckero, approximately Eckero away. It doesn't end there: stroll around Lilla holmen and take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn route maker tool.

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. August in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Kastelholm Castle ©
Specialty Museum
Kastelholm Castle
4.2
Kobba Klintar ©
Island
Kobba Klintar
4.7

3
nights
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 The Archipelago Trail. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

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 · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Olavinlinna Castle and Saimaa Canal. Change things up with these side-trips from Savonlinna: Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi), Lappeenranta (Sandcastle Lappeenranta & Lappeenranta Fortress) 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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Imatra Waterfall ©
Waterfall
Imatra Waterfall
4.3

1
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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 ©
Historic Walking Area
The Esplanadi Park
4.4

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