9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 1 night

3
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online trip maker.

Palermo, Italy to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Palermo to Helsinki is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Paha-Koli Hill, tour the pleasant surroundings at Makravaara Hill, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, and head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Koli National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Koli National Park. When traveling from Helsinki in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Koli National Park: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 7th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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 8th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Turku holiday tool.

Getting from Savonlinna to Turku by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

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