8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 1 night
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Kimito Island
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ruotsinpyhtaa trip maker website.

Brussels, Belgium to Ruotsinpyhtaa is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Brussels in September, plan for slightly colder days in Ruotsinpyhtaa, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Outdoors Historic Sites Trails

Side Trip

Kotka
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

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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 16th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip planner.

You can drive from Ruotsinpyhtaa to Savonlinna in 4 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kimito Island visit app.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kimito Island in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Kimito Island sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

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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 19th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vepsa Island.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Turku day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Beaches Nature
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

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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 20th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenadmire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki route builder.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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