7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Pori
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 30​min
4
Inari
— 1 day
shuttle + Fly:  4​h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Berlin

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Turku online route planner .

Berlin, Germany to Turku is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): examine the collection at Villa Mairea, then kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Pori holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Pori, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Pori to Savonlinna in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

1
day
Inari

Inari ©
On the 5th (Fri), experience rural life at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then examine the collection at Siida, and then hike along Juutua Nature Trail.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Savonlinna to Inari in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Savonlinna in October, expect Inari to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Wildlife Museums
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Siida ©
Siida

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.
On the 6th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, expand your understanding of the military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Keep things going the next day: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Finland.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Inari in October, with highs in Helsinki at 10°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Spas
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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