9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Porvoo
1
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Naantali
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
End: Helsinki

1
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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 20th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Postbacken, take in the pleasant sights at Telegrafberget, view the masterpieces at Nasin Kartanon Galleria, then stroll around Runeberg Park, then walk around Fredrika Runebergs Park, and finally stop by Pieni Suklaatehdas.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Porvoo vacation builder website .

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums Shopping Parks
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Nasin Kartanon Galleria ©
Nasin Kartanon Galleria
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Telegrafberget ©
Telegrafberget

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Explore hidden gems such as Kitee Zoo and Paaskylahden kirkko. Explore Savonlinna's surroundings by going to Siikalahti Wetland (in Parikkala), Kummakivi Boulder (in Ruokolahti) and Kolovesi National Park (in Enonkoski). There's more to do: appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave and stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna.

Before you visit Savonlinna, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Savonlinna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kummakivi Boulder, Kitee Zoo, Kolovesi National Park, Siikalahti Wetland
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Kolovesi National Park ©
Kolovesi National Park
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

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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 24th (Sat): take in the waterfront activity at Jyvaskylan satama and then walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto.

Start your trip to Jyvaskyla by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Jyvaskyla in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Naantali.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks
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Maki-Matin perhepuisto ©
Maki-Matin perhepuisto

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Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. On the 25th (Sun), trek along The Archipelago Trail, then pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church, and then admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Naantali itinerary planner.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Naantali in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Naantali, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Naantali

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Turku
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Kultaranta Garden ©
Kultaranta Garden
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Naantali Church ©
Naantali Church

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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 27th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Naantali to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to 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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