9 days in Savonlinna, Pori & Tampere Itinerary

9 days in Savonlinna, Pori & Tampere Itinerary

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9 days in Savonlinna, Pori & Tampere Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h
2
Pori
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Brussels

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip planning website .

Brussels, Belgium to Savonlinna is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Savonlinna due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Visit The Church of the Holy Cross and Old Rauma for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Villa Mairea and Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum. Explore Pori's surroundings by going to Rauma (Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, The Old Town Hall Museum, & more) and Uusikaupunki (Automobile Museum, Bonk Museum, & more). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

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Drive from Savonlinna to Pori in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rauma, Uusikaupunki, Villa Mairea
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The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mediamuseo Rupriikki and National Police Museum. Petajavesi Old Church and Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum) (in Riihimaki), Hyvinkaa (Hyvinkään kaupunginmuseo & The Finnish Railway Museum) and Birthplace of Jean Sibelius (in Hameenlinna). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Tampere Mineral Museum, admire the masterpieces at Serlachius Museum Gosta, and take an in-depth tour of Serlachius Museum Gustaf.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Tampere holiday builder site .

You can take a bus from Pori to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mantta-Vilppula, Hyvinkaa, Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia, Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum), Birthplace of Jean Sibelius
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The Finnish Railway Museum ©
The Finnish Railway Museum
Serlachius Museum Gosta ©
Serlachius Museum Gosta
Serlachius Museum Gustaf ©
Serlachius Museum Gustaf

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