7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Manama

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Karhunkierros and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kuusamo online vacation builder .

Manama, Bahrain to Kuusamo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Manama to Kuusamo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manama in June, expect Kuusamo to be colder, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then make a trip to Pikkukirkko, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

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Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Savonlinna takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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day
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally make a trip to The Maritime Quarter.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mariehamn trip site .

Fly from Savonlinna to Mariehamn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. July in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kastelholm Castle, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Turku route app .

Getting from Mariehamn to Turku by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria and then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki tour itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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