9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Pori
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Imatra
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  14​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 18th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Pori online sightseeing planner .

Philadelphia, USA to Pori is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Pori is 7 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in June, expect nights in Pori to be a bit cooler, around 48°F, while days are colder, around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Turku road trip planning website .

Getting from Pori to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 20th (Wed), look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka, then explore the stunning scenery at Kiutakongas Rapids, and finally experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kuusamo day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Kuusamo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Turku in June, expect nights in Kuusamo to be about the same, around 44°F, while days are little chillier, around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©

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night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 21st (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, make a trip to Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, make a trip to Riihisaari, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna day trip planning app .

You can fly from Kuusamo to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Kuusamo in June, expect nights in Savonlinna to be about the same, around 48°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Imatra.

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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night
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
On the 22nd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Nicholas, step off the mainland to explore Malonsaari, kick back and relax at Lempukka Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, and finally admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Imatra planner .

Drive from Savonlinna to Imatra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Imatra can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari

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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Korkeasaari Zoo. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour builder tool .

Traveling by train from Imatra to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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