9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Porvoo
— 1 night
2
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
3
Naantali
— 2 nights
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Postbacken - Postimaki, take in the pleasant sights at Telegrafberget, get a taste of the local shopping with Nasin Kartanon Galleria, then walk around Runeberg Park, then look for gifts at Pieni Suklaatehdas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Porvoo visit planner.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Tampere-Pirkkala Airport and Turku Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Nasin Kartanon Galleria ©
Nasin Kartanon Galleria
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Runeberg Park ©
Runeberg Park

3
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Savonlinna Cathedral and Pikkukirkko. Change things up with these side-trips from Savonlinna: Kummakivi Boulder (in Ruokolahti) and Siikalahti Wetland (in Parikkala). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, and don't miss a visit to Riihisaari.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip planning website.

You can drive from Porvoo to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Naantali.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kummakivi Boulder, Siikalahti Wetland
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Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Riihisaari ©
Riihisaari

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 24th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kultaranta Garden. Keep things going the next day: hike along The Archipelago Trail, then make a trip to Naantali Church, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, and finally walk around Kupittaa Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Naantali online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Naantali takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Naantali

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Turku
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Kultaranta Garden ©
Kultaranta Garden
Naantali Church ©
Naantali Church
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip app.

Traveling by car from Naantali to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Espoo
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
The Swimming Stadium ©
The Swimming Stadium
The Finnish Museum of Horology ©
The Finnish Museum of Horology

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