16 days in Heinavesi, Savonlinna & Helsinki Itinerary

16 days in Heinavesi, Savonlinna & Helsinki Itinerary

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Heinavesi
— 1 day
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
3
Helsinki
— 13 nights

1
day
Heinavesi

Heinavesi ©
Heinävesi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. On the 14th (Sat), make a trip to Lintula Convent and then take in the spiritual surroundings of New Valamo Monastery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Heinavesi trip itinerary tool.

Helsinki to Heinavesi is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Heinavesi

Historic Sites
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New Valamo Monastery ©
New Valamo Monastery

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Siikalahti Wetland, thenwitness the site of a historic battle at Salpa Line, and then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, thenget in on the family fun at Punkaharjun Kesamaa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip app.

Traveling by car from Heinavesi to Savonlinna takes 1.5 hours. In July in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kerimaki, Siikalahti Wetland, Punkaharjun Kesamaa
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

13
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Cathedral of Porvoo. Your inner history buff will appreciate Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Aurlahti Beach (in Lohja), Hanko (Bellevue Beach & Tulliniemi Nature Path) and Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo). Pack the 19th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 26th (Thu) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, stroll through Hietaranta Beach, contemplate the long history of Stromforsin Ruukki, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Porvoo, Kotka, Hanko, Arboretum Mustila, Aurlahti Beach
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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