9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Porvoo
— 1 night
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Puumala
— 1 night
4
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
5
Kajaani
— 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.
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma has been added to your itinerary. On the 15th (Mon), browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market, and then make a trip to The Esplanadi Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma ©
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 17th (Wed), revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, see the interesting displays at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

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

You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In July in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 18th (Thu), you're off to Puumala.

Things to do in Porvoo

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
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Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Museum/Holm House ©
Porvoo Museum/Holm House

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Puumala

Puumala ©
On the 18th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Puumalan Lake.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Puumala journey planner.

Getting from Porvoo to Puumala by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Puumala

Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Nature
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Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake

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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 19th (Fri): witness the site of a historic battle at Salpa Line, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, and finally look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Siikalahti Wetland, then stroll around The Parikkala Sculpture Park, then explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge, and finally see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna online travel route planner.

Drive from Puumala to Savonlinna in 1.5 hours. In July in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Kajaani.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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Kajaani

Kajaani ©
Kajaani is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 21st (Sun), explore the world behind art at Kajaani art museum, then appreciate the history behind Statue of Per Brahe, and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka, and then take some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kajaani sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kajaani takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. You will leave for home on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Kajaani

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli
Kajaani art museum ©
Kajaani art museum
Vuokatinvaara ©
Vuokatinvaara

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