5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

St. Petersburg
Drive:  8​h 45​min
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
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day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 3rd (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

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St. Petersburg, Russia to Turku is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Turku. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from St. Petersburg in July since evenings lows in Turku dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

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Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tampere travel route planner .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Helsinki.

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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

2
days
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.
On the 5th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach, and finally glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on Nuuksio National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki online route maker .

Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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