6 days in Savonlinna & Turku Itinerary

6 days in Savonlinna & Turku Itinerary

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1
Savonlinna
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 4 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 11th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and then explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland, explore the striking landscape at Kummakivi Boulder, and then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna day trip planner.

Helsinki to Savonlinna is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kummakivi Boulder, Siikalahti Wetland
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Helsinki (Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, &more). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and get your game on at Moomin World.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Turku in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or fly. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Helsinki, Moomin World
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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