7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Hamina
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
End: Helsinki

1
night
Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. On the 29th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Hamina Fortress, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Bunker Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, then contemplate the long history of Kotka Church, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Linden Esplanade. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church, admire the striking features of Hamina Town Hall, and then examine the collection at Salpa Line Museum.

For more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Hamina travel tool .

Helsinki to Hamina is an approximately 2-hour car ride. May in Hamina sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Hamina

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Bunker Museum, Salpa Line Museum
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Bunker Museum ©
Bunker Museum
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line 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 31st (Fri): 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, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip builder .

Traveling by car from Hamina to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

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

1
day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 1st (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle.

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You can drive from Savonlinna to Turku in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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

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 2nd (Sun), browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

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