6 days in Savonlinna & Turku Itinerary

6 days in Savonlinna & Turku Itinerary

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6 days in Savonlinna & Turku Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  4​h
1
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Helsinki

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 11th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, make a trip to Pikkukirkko, and then step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Siikalahti Wetland, explore the striking landscape at Kummakivi Boulder, and then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip site .

Helsinki to Savonlinna is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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 Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Helsinki (Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, Temppeliaukion Church, & more). And it doesn't end there: get your game on at Moomin World, browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Savonlinna to Turku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 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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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

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