9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally trek along The Archipelago Trail.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku online trip itinerary planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Turku is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Frankfurt to Turku, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Frankfurt in June: high temperatures in Turku hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

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

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kuusamo visit planner.

You can fly from Turku to Kuusamo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Turku in June, you will find days in Kuusamo are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Nature
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna road trip planning site.

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. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kuusamo in June: highs in Savonlinna hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, stroll through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Ristin kirkko.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kouvola holiday maker website.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kouvola in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Kouvola, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. 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 ©
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.
On the 23rd (Sun), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Helsinki route 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 enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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