6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Lappeenranta
— 1 night
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Savonlinna
— 1 day

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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 29th (Sat): get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planning site.

Chicago, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, things will get little chillier in Helsinki: highs are around 71°F and lows about 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Pihlajasaari Recreational Park ©
Pihlajasaari Recreational Park

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 31st (Mon), explore the activities along Saimaa Canal and then take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta route app.

Getting from Helsinki to Lappeenranta by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

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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 1st (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, and then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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