8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 1 day
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
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Turku
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, and then make a trip to Stromforsin Ruukki.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ruotsinpyhtaa trip itinerary maker.

New York City, USA to Ruotsinpyhtaa is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Traveling from New York City in October, expect Ruotsinpyhtaa to be much colder, temps between 45°F and 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Historic Sites

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Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, make a trip to Pikkukirkko, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna online trip builder.

Getting from Ruotsinpyhtaa to Savonlinna by car takes about 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle. On the next day, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli and then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Turku sightseeing planner.

Getting from Savonlinna to Turku by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Hakaniemi Market and Stockmann Department Store. For shopping fun, head to Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa) or Artisaani. There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stop by Taiga Colors, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori

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