9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Kimito Island
— 1 day
4
Turku
— 1 night
5
Rauma
— 2 nights

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Hietaranta Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Hakaniemi Market. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip tool.

New York City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Helsinki is 7 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, things will get slightly colder in Helsinki: highs are around 71°F and lows about 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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 22nd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then make a trip to Pikkukirkko, then pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna online route builder.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Savonlinna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kimito Island takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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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 24th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally make a trip to Archangel Michael's church.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Turku online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

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

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, stop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, then stroll through Yyteri Beach, and finally look for gifts at Patakirppis.

You can plan Rauma trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Rauma, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rauma

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

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