7 days in Helsinki & Savonlinna Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Savonlinna Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights

4
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bellevue Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo), Castle Hill (in Porvoo) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki holiday site.

Moscow, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Inkoon kirkko, Castle Hill, Arboretum Mustila, Bellevue Beach
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Siikalahti Wetland, and then make a trip to Rapio Mill.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Savonlinna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Rapio Mill, Siikalahti Wetland
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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