7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hamina
— 1 day
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Kimito Island
— 1 day
4
Turku
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights

1
day
Hamina

Hamina
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. On the 6th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, walk around Riverside Park, examine the collection at Bunker Museum, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hamina tour itinerary maker app.

Newark, USA to Hamina is an approximately 15-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Newark to Hamina, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Hamina is slightly colder than Newark - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Hamina

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Bunker Museum
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Bunker Museum
Bunker Museum
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally make a trip to Pikkukirkko.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna day trip tool.

You can drive from Hamina to Savonlinna in 3.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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day
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Archipelago National Park.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kimito Island route planning site.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kimito Island in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

1
night
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 9th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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 10th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

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Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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