6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Rauma
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
5
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

1
day
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 31st (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, then visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and finally head outdoors with Kuuskajaskari.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rauma tour itinerary planning app .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Rauma is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Rauma are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Rauma

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Kuuskajaskari ©
Kuuskajaskari

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the galleries of Turku Castle, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Turku tour planner .

Drive from Rauma to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Tours
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park.

For photos and more tourist information, read Kimito Island planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kimito Island

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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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 3rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, don't miss a visit to Riihisaari, then appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Savonlinna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Historic Sites, #Shopping

Side Trip

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

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), then contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Laajalahti Nature Reserve, and finally find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner .

Getting from Savonlinna to Helsinki by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Laajalahti Nature Reserve
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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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