8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  24​h
1
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h
2
Pori
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Mumbai

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally savor the flavors at Savonlinna Market Square.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna online journey planner .

Mumbai, India to Savonlinna is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Savonlinna due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in May: high temperatures in Savonlinna hover around 17°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

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

1
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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

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

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Pori takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

2
nights
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 13th (Mon): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. On the next day, buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Turku online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then view the masterpieces at Okra, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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