9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Pori
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Berlin

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kimito Island trip builder .

Berlin, Germany to Kimito Island is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Kimito Island. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro

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 10th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naantali Church, and then head off the coast to Kirjais.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naantali Church
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 12th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Pori attractions planner.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Pori are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Pori

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 13th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Pori to Savonlinna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. August in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the galleries of Fortress of Suomenlinna, then wander the streets of Ullanlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online itinerary planner .

Drive from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Spas
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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