6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
1
Hamina
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Austin

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Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. On the 8th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church, don't miss a visit to Hamina Town Hall, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marian Kirkko, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Main Building of Military School.

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Austin, USA to Hamina is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Austin to Hamina, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Austin in February: high temperatures in Hamina hover around 28°F and lows are around 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Hamina

Historic Sites
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St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Marian Kirkko ©
Marian Kirkko
Main Building of Military School ©

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna journey planning tool .

Getting from Hamina to Savonlinna by car takes about 3 hours. February in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 27°F and lows of 18°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 10th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Turku journey planning app .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Turku takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 32°F, while at night they dip to 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car 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

2
nights
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 11th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki travel route builder .

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 33°F during the day and 26°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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