9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kouvola
— 1 night
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Muonio
— 1 day
4
Kuusamo
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights

1
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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 27th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, thenexplore the striking landscape at Hiidenvuori, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Ristin kirkko. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kouvola tour itinerary planning website.

Dallas, USA to Kouvola is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Dallas to Kouvola, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in April, with highs in Kouvola at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ruotsinpyhtaa, Arboretum Mustila, Hiidenvuori, Riverside Park, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

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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 29th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thenexamine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Muonio journey maker site.

Explore your travel options from Savonlinna to Muonio with the Route module. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Savonlinna in April; daily highs in Muonio reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Tours
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 1st (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kuusamo trip builder site.

Drive from Muonio to Kuusamo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April, daytime highs in Kuusamo are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

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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 2nd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Kuusamo to Turku takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kuusamo in May; daily highs in Turku reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's 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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenlearn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: gain interesting insight with Norman Travels and then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki travel route builder website.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In May in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Adventure Tours
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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