6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  31​h
1
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 15th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, then appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko.

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Melbourne, Australia to Savonlinna is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Savonlinna is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in August, things will get a bit warmer in Savonlinna: highs are around 22°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 16th (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

For maps and tourist information, read Tampere day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 17th (Sat), browse the collection at Turku City Library, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then explore the galleries of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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

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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 18th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, then browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

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Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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