6 days in Savonlinna & Turku Itinerary

6 days in Savonlinna & Turku Itinerary

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1
Savonlinna
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 2 nights

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paaskylahden kirkko, then expand your understanding of the military at Salpa Line, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip itinerary planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Savonlinna is an approximately 15.5-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 in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive 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.
Turku Castle and Kylamaki Village of Living History will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Turku Cathedral and Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House. Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Korpo Church (in Korpo) and Nagu Church (in Nagu). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, and examine the collection at Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Turku online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Turku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife

Side Trips

Korpo Church, Nagu 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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