5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Savonlinna
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Turku
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

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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 28th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna tour itinerary builder app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Savonlinna is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Savonlinna is minus 2 hours. In September, Savonlinna is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Turku.

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 Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Turku takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. September in Turku sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

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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 30th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Museums, #Spas, #Neighborhoods
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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