6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
1
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: London

1
day
Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, and finally steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ruotsinpyhtaa online trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Ruotsinpyhtaa is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Ruotsinpyhtaa. Traveling from London in December, expect nights in Ruotsinpyhtaa to be slightly colder, around -6°C, while days are colder, around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Loviisan kirkko, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 11th (Tue), examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna holiday planning app.

Drive from Ruotsinpyhtaa to Savonlinna in 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Savonlinna are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, thensoothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Turku day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Turku in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

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 13th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): wander the streets of Ullanlinna, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenwander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. December in Helsinki sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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