6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Pori
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Milan

1
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 28th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then make a trip to Hakaniemi Market, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki itinerary maker .

Milan, Italy to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Milan in September, with highs in Helsinki at 19°C and lows at 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, then stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), get to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Pori trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Helsinki to Pori in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

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 (Mon): kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To see reviews and more tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. October in Turku sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 2nd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, then find something for the whole family at Punkaharjun Kesamaa, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip maker tool .

Getting from Turku to Savonlinna by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Turku in October, you will find days in Savonlinna are little chillier (7°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Punkaharjun Kesamaa, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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