6 days in Savonlinna & Turku Itinerary

6 days in Savonlinna & Turku Itinerary

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6 days in Savonlinna & Turku Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: Stockholm

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 29th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko, then contemplate the long history of Salpa Line, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Savonlinna is an approximately 15-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Stockholm to Savonlinna, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kerimaki, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Sibeliusmuseum and Turku Castle will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Nagu Church and St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel. Step out of Turku to go to Korpo and see Korpo Church, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, and gain interesting insight with Ett Hem Museum.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Turku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trips

Nagu Church, Korpo Church
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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