9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
3
Helsinki
— Few hours
4
Porvoo
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 1 night

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.
On the 12th (Fri), stop by Katajanokka and then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki journey planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

3
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Get outdoors at Siikalahti Wetland and Neitvuori. Change things up with a short trip to Linnansaari National Park in Rantasalmi (about 54 minutes away). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, and pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna planning site.

Drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Neitvuori, Siikalahti Wetland, Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Neitvuori ©
Neitvuori
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle

few
hours
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Design Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenmake a trip to Senate Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip planning website.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Senate Square ©
Senate Square
Kamppi Chapel of Silence ©
Kamppi Chapel of Silence

2
nights
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 18th (Thu): steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, thenrevel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Porvoo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

1
night
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
On the 19th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Senate Square and then explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park. On your second day here, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenget to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Helsinki travel planning website.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

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