7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kingsport
Fly:  18​h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 1 day
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Fly:  25​h
End: Kingsport

1
night
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 15th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then contemplate the long history of Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally admire the masterpieces at Design Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, appreciate the extensive heritage of Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti), then explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

Before you visit Helsinki, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Kingsport, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Kingsport to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kingsport in April, plan for cooler days in Helsinki, with highs around 47°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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 17th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Turku holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April in Turku, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Turku

#Wildlife, #Beaches, #Parks
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
day
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): experience rural life at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Inari travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Turku to Inari takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Turku in April, expect Inari to be a bit cooler, temps between 37°F and 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

#Museums, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Siida ©
Siida
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 19th (Fri), examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna vacation builder tool .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Savonlinna in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Inari in April, expect Savonlinna to be a bit warmer, temps between 44°F and 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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