9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

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

1
day
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then take an in-depth tour of Rosenlew Museum, then see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Pori vacation planning app .

Helsinki to Pori is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea
Rosenlew Museum ©
Rosenlew Museum

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 18th (Wed): deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum, then steep yourself in history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, browse the exhibits of Louhisaari Manor, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku day trip website .

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 20th (Fri), expand your understanding of the military at Oro, then go for a stroll along the water at Helsingholm Guest Harbour, and then explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kimito Island trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 22nd (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, and finally examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Savonlinna in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. September in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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 23rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, wander the streets of Katajanokka, then take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on Nuuksio National Park.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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