9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  8​h
1
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
4
Kouvola
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Frankfurt

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally trek along The Archipelago Trail.

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Frankfurt, Germany to Turku is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, Turku is slightly colder than Frankfurt - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Trails
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

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You can fly from Turku to Kuusamo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Turku in June, plan for little chillier days in Kuusamo, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Nature Wildlife Trails
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 21st (Fri), see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip tool .

You can drive from Kuusamo to Savonlinna in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Kuusamo, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Savonlinna, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, then delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Ristin kirkko.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kouvola online route planner .

Getting from Savonlinna to Kouvola by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Kouvola are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Pyhan Ristin kirkko ©
Pyhan Ristin kirkko

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Nuuksio National Park.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Kouvola to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Hiidenkirnut
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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