8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then make a trip to SkyWheel Helsinki, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Helsinki using our trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in July, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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 (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Kultaranta Garden, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

Before you visit Turku, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kultaranta Garden
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 20th (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere vacation planner .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, pause for some serene contemplation at Lappeenrannan kirkko, explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, and finally admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Tampere to Lappeenranta in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In July in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Imatra Waterfall
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): examine the collection at S/S Salama, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna day trip planning tool .

Drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

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