5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  1​h
1
Porvoo
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Anttola
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
End: Helsinki

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): make a trip to Söderskärin majakka, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Porvoo day trip site .

Helsinki to Porvoo is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also drive. In July in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Kouvola.

Things to do in Porvoo

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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 24th (Wed), examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park, and then take in the history at Utti Fort.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Kouvola trip maker site .

Take a bus from Porvoo to Kouvola in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Kouvola are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Anttola.

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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

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Anttola

Anttola ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Ollinmaki Winery, then head outdoors with Anjan Puisto, then don't miss a visit to Anttola Church, and finally stroll through The Astuvansalmi rock paintings.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Anttola trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Kouvola to Anttola in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Anttola are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Anttola

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The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, Anjan Puisto
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The Astuvansalmi rock paintings ©
The Astuvansalmi rock paintings
Anttola Church ©
Anttola Church

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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 26th (Fri): examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Savonlinna trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Anttola to Savonlinna by car takes about 2 hours. In July in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

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Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 27th (Sat), stroll around Tourujoen luontopolku, brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, then examine the collection at Toivolan Vanha Piha, then see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla driving holiday app .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Jyvaskyla in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Fun & Games Parks
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The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha

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