9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
4
Kouvola
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Porvoo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Luxembourg City

1
day
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 4th (Tue): wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku road trip app .

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Turku is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Luxembourg City to Turku is 1 hour. In June, Turku is little chillier than Luxembourg City - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 5th (Wed), head outdoors with Kuuskajaskari, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, and then visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Rauma online trip planner .

Drive from Turku to Rauma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Rauma sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Rauma

Historic Sites Outdoors
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Kuuskajaskari ©
Kuuskajaskari

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 6th (Thu): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Rauma to Savonlinna in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In June in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kouvola.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, then browse the exhibits of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kouvola route planner .

Drive from Savonlinna to Kouvola in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 9th (Sun), contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, stroll through Fredrika Runebergs Park, get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally contemplate the long history of Castle Hill.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Porvoo day trip planning app .

Getting from Kouvola to Porvoo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Porvoo sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki route planning site .

Take a bus from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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