5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Genoa
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Fiskars
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Hameenlinna
— Few hours
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Genoa

1
day
Fiskars

Fiskars ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Fiskars Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Snappertunan kirkko, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Fiskars visit planning app .

Genoa, Italy to Fiskars is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Genoa in July: high temperatures in Fiskars hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Fiskars

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, Snappertunan kirkko
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Snappertunan kirkko ©
Snappertunan kirkko
Fiskars Village ©
Fiskars Village

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 30th (Tue), examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Fiskars to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Haemeenlinna.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

few
hours
Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Haemeenlinna tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Turku to Haemeenlinna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Haemeenlinna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Historic Sites Museums
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Birthplace of Jean Sibelius ©
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius

2
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 31st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and then go all around town with City Tours.

Before you visit Helsinki, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by bus from Haemeenlinna to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

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