3 days in Helsinki & Savonlinna Itinerary

3 days in Helsinki & Savonlinna Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
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Helsinki

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 4th (Fri), examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna day trip app.

You can fly from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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