8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Levi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Lucknow


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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 18th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then make a trip to Senate Square, then browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and finally stroll around The Esplanadi Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner .

Lucknow, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Lucknow in September; daily highs in Helsinki reach 19°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Turku itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In September in Turku, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar
Room Escape Games
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum

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night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 22nd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Mariehamn to Savonlinna by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

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

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, and then look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Levi travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Savonlinna to Levi in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. September in Levi sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Shopping Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING

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