7 days in Helsinki, Lakeland & Aland Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki, Lakeland & Aland Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
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Kouvola
— 1 night
Fly
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
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Helsinki

— 2 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

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Paris, France to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Helsinki is 1 hour. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for slightly colder days in Helsinki, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can fly to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 4th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna day trip tool.

You can fly from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
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Kouvola

— 1 night
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Kouvola holiday planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Kouvola in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Kouvola, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature
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Highlights from your trip

Mariehamn, Aland Island

— 2 nights
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 6th (Fri), brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Karingsunds Viltsafari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): examine the collection at Kastelholm - Open-air Museum and then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kouvola to Mariehamn takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:

Aland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Military Museums · Historic Sites