8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
2
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

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 1st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Tapiola Golf
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, don't miss a visit to Söderskärin majakka, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Porvoo online itinerary planner .

Getting from Helsinki to Porvoo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill

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 5th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Kolovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally make a trip to Pikkukirkko.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna day trip planning app .

Getting from Porvoo to Savonlinna by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Punkaharju, Kolovesi National Park, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kolovesi National Park ©
Kolovesi National Park
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Your Piece Of Finland, then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum, and finally experience the excitement of Feelapland.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi holiday app .

You can fly from Savonlinna to Rovaniemi in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Savonlinna in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Parks
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Feelapland ©
Feelapland
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum

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