9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Naantali
— 2 nights
2
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Porvoo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Rome

2
nights
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. On the next day, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Naantali online itinerary builder .

Rome, Italy to Naantali is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Rome in July, expect Naantali to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Turku
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get in on the family fun at Nokkakivi Amusement Park, then see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla sightseeing site .

Traveling by car from Naantali to Jyvaskyla takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nokkakivi Amusement Park
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The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then see the interesting displays at S/S Salama, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites
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Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, examine the collection at Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, then get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Porvoo road trip app .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Porvoo in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum ©
Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Heureka and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Heureka
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Heureka ©
Heureka
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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