6 days in Savonlinna & Helsinki Region Itinerary

6 days in Savonlinna & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Explore Savonlinna's surroundings by going to Punkaharju Ridge (in Punkaharju) and Parikkala (Parikkalan kirkko, The Parikkala Sculpture Park, &more). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, take in the exciting artwork at Johanna Oras Art Gallery, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna online day trip planner.

Helsinki to Savonlinna is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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

3
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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