8 days in Helsinki Region & Savonlinna Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region & Savonlinna Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary planner

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive
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Porvoo
— 3 nights
Fly
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly

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Helsinki

— 3 nights

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:

Porvoo

— 3 nights
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Change things up with these side-trips from Porvoo: Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola), Hiidenvuori (in Iitti) and Kotka (Riverside Park & Sapokka Water Garden). It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home and enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Porvoo trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Porvoo sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:

Savonlinna

— 1 night
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

Make your Savonlinna itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Porvoo to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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