5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Savonlinna
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
Imatra
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, get answers to all your questions at Riihisaari, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

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London, UK to Savonlinna is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Savonlinna due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in September, expect Savonlinna to be slightly colder, temps between 16°C and 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Historic Sites, #Museums

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Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, identify plant and animal life at Lammassaari Island, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lempukka Beach, and finally hike along Malonsaari.

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Drive from Savonlinna to Imatra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): wander the streets of Ullanlinna, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

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Take a train from Imatra to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Spas
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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