9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly:  22​h
1
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Amritsar

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 26th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko, see the interesting displays at S/S Salama, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip itinerary maker website .

Amritsar, India to Savonlinna is an approximately 22-hour flight. Traveling from Amritsar to Savonlinna, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Amritsar in September; daily highs in Savonlinna reach 16°C and lows reach 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Paaskylahden kirkko ©
Paaskylahden kirkko

1
day
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, get engrossed in the history at The Cultural History Museum of Aland, explore the engaging exhibits at The Aland Island Art Museum, see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally stroll around Lilla holmen.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mariehamn online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Mariehamn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kastelholm Castle
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Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

2
nights
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 28th (Sat): examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then browse the collection at Turku City Library, and finally take a stroll through Naantali Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Lenholm Conservation Area, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally step aboard Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Turku journey planning website .

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. September in Turku sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Lenholm Conservation Area
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): head outdoors with Yyterin Nakotorni, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, and finally take an in-depth tour of Rakennuskulttuuritalo Toivo Ja Korsmanin Talo.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pori trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Yyterin Nakotorni ©
Yyterin Nakotorni

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Postal Museum, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tampere vacation builder tool .

Traveling by bus from Pori to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

2
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 2nd (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), then make a trip to SkyWheel Helsinki, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip app .

Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 3rd (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cathedral of Porvoo
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

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