5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Mikkeli
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Moscow

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night
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 8th (Mon), learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online route planner .

Moscow, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Moscow to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 10th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then examine the collection at S/S Salama, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Savonlinna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites
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Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 11th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Communications Centre Lokki, then get your bearings at Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli, then examine the collection at Infantry Museum, and finally get outside with Anjan Puisto.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mikkeli driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by bus from Savonlinna to Mikkeli takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Mikkeli are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Outdoors Museums Shopping
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Infantry Museum ©
Infantry Museum

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 12th (Fri), take in the pleasant sights at Ankkapurha Culture Park and then delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kouvola trip maker tool .

Take a train from Mikkeli to Kouvola in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Kouvola are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Historic Sites Outdoors Nature
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Ankkapurha Culture Park ©
Ankkapurha Culture Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©

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