9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Turku
— 1 night
2
Tampere
— 1 night
3
Kuopio
— 1 night
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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 14th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Turku day trip app.

Dallas, USA to Turku is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Dallas to Turku, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in September, things will get colder in Turku: highs are around 60°F and lows about 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 15:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
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 16th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere tour itinerary website.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Tampere are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then admire the majestic nature at Snellman Park, then enjoy some diversion at Vainolanniemi, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Kuopio attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Kuopio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daytime highs in Kuopio are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Savonlinna trip planner.

Drive from Kuopio to Savonlinna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Room Escape Games and Porvoo Old Town. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Room Escape Games
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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