8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Train
4
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive
5
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Fly

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nights
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 17th (Wed): hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, then browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at SkyWheel Helsinki, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): admire the striking features 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).

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Helsinki driving holiday planning app.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in July, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Architectural Building
Cathedral of Porvoo
4.3
SkyWheel Helsinki ©
Observation Deck
SkyWheel Helsinki
3.8

1
night
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), stroll through Kultaranta Garden, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Turku vacation planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

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Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5

1
night
Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from 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 see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tampere itinerary planner.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8

1
night
Lappeenranta

Town of Lindens

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, then 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.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lappeenranta itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Tampere to Lappeenranta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Saimaa Canal ©
Must see
Saimaa Canal
4.6

2
nights
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): see the interesting displays at S/S Salama, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna driving holiday site.

Getting from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna by car takes about 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Savonlinna Market Square ©
Farmers Market
Savonlinna Market Square
3.7

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