5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Helsinki
Helsinki
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Joensuu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Mikkeli
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Helsinki

few
hours
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 29th (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), then meet the residents at SEA LIFE Helsinki, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki online route maker .

Tartu, Estonia to Helsinki is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Adventure, #Tours, #Outdoors
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 30th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lappeen Marian kirkko, pause for some serene contemplation at Lauritsala Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, and finally head outdoors with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lappeenranta online holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Lappeenranta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors

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Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot
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Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko
Joutsenon kirkko ©
Joutsenon kirkko
Lauritsala Church ©
Lauritsala Church

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Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): make a trip to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, don't miss a visit to Joensuu Church, kick back and relax at Honkaniemi Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Utra Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Kolvananuuro and then Head underground at Pirunkirkko.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Joensuu online travel planner .

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Joensuu in 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Joensuu

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Pirunkirkko
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Kolvananuuro ©
Kolvananuuro
Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko ©
Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko
Joensuu Church ©
Joensuu Church

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Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 3rd (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Rural Parish Church, then get outside with Anjan Puisto, and then go for a walk through Neitvuori.

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Traveling by car from Joensuu to Mikkeli takes 3 hours. In July in Mikkeli, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive back home.

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Neitvuori ©
Neitvuori
Mikkeli Rural Parish Church ©
Mikkeli Rural Parish Church

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