4 days in Helsinki & Lakeland Itinerary

4 days in Helsinki & Lakeland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Savonlinna
— Few hours

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti).

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip app.

St. Petersburg, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 4.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Helsinki is minus 1 hour. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Adventure
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti) ©
Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti)

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Savonlinna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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