8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14​h
1
Helsinki
— 1 day
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 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Hamina
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner .

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in May; daily highs in Helsinki reach 18°C and lows reach 7°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 ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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 15th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip tool .

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Turku are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
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. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Mariehamn can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can 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

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna road trip planning site .

You can fly from Mariehamn to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Hamina.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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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. On the 18th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, brush up on your military savvy at Bunker Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Salpa Line Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Marian Kirkko, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, then look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, and finally identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hamina trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Hamina takes 3 hours. May in Hamina sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hamina

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

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

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