8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, thenlearn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, thenexplore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, thenhead off the coast to Kobba Klintar, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Mariehamn day trip planner.

Newark, USA to Mariehamn is an approximately 20-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Mariehamn is 7 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Newark in May, with highs in Mariehamn at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Nature

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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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 22nd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Turku online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. May in Turku sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 23rd (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thenview the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga, and finally look for gifts at Keittioelamaa.

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Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Tampere are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Galleria Ronga ©
Galleria Ronga
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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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 24th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, thenlook for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna day trip site.

You can drive from Tampere to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, get a taste of the local shopping with ARTag Gallery, thenview the masterpieces at Galerie Anhava, and finally view the masterpieces at Galerie Forsblom.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary site.

Getting from Savonlinna to Helsinki by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In May in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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