5 days in Helsinki & Savonlinna Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Savonlinna Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and then explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Marquette, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Marquette to Helsinki is 7 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 2nd (Sun), examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, get all the information you need at Riihisaari, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

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