5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  4​h
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Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
End: Helsinki

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla trip maker site .

Helsinki to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. You will leave for Kuopio on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kuopio online tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Kuopio by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

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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 25th (Thu): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. July in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 26th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius, stop by Pieni Suklaatehdas, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally make a trip to Söderskärin majakka.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Porvoo tour builder website .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Porvoo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Porvoo are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius
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Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop

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