8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, then visit Linden Esplanade, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lehman.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ruotsinpyhtaa trip planning app.

Brussels, Belgium to Ruotsinpyhtaa is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Ruotsinpyhtaa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in September, you will find days in Ruotsinpyhtaa are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, get all the information you need at Riihisaari, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Ruotsinpyhtaa to Savonlinna takes 4 hours. In September, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
day
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island online itinerary planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Kimito Island by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

1
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 19th (Wed), gain insight at Turku Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

Plan trip to Turku with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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

2
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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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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