8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 1 day
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 night
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
5
Hamina
— 2 nights

1
day
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 14th (Tue), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

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Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in May, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 15th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

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You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

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

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter, thenexamine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mariehamn online vacation planner.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 17th (Fri), examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally make a trip to Pikkukirkko.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip planner.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hamina.

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

2
nights
Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church, thenexamine the collection at Bunker Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Salpa Line Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Marian Kirkko, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, thenidentify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hamina online itinerary planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Hamina by car takes about 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Hamina are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hamina

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Salpa Line Museum, Arboretum Mustila, Riverside Park, Bunker Museum
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Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Bunker Museum
Bunker Museum

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