7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 day
4
Turku
— 1 night
5
Tampere
— 1 night

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church and then look for gifts at Taiga Colors. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): stroll around Sibelius Monument, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thendon't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online sightseeing planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. When traveling from Prague in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Helsinki, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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 3rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, thenexamine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna road trip planning app.

Drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

1
day
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, stroll around Lilla holmen, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thenlearn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip planner.

Fly from Savonlinna to Mariehamn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thensee the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thentake in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower, and finally stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Tampere travel planner.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Nasinneula Tower ©
Nasinneula Tower

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