5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Mikkeli
— 1 night
4
Porvoo
— 1 night

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Wolkoff House Museum, don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, admire the masterpieces at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, thensee the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lappeenranta trip itinerary planning website.

Helsinki to Lappeenranta is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Imatra Waterfall
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

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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 12th (Fri): examine the collection at S/S Salama, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral, make a trip to Kenkavero, thenhead outdoors with Anjan Puisto, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Naisvuori Observation Tower, and finally get engrossed in the history at Communications Centre Lokki.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Mikkeli tour itinerary app.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Mikkeli in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Anjan Puisto ©
Anjan Puisto
Kenkavero ©
Kenkavero
Naisvuori Observation Tower ©
Naisvuori Observation Tower

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka, contemplate the long history of Castle Hill, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, thendon't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and finally revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Porvoo travel route planning site.

Getting from Mikkeli to Porvoo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping
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Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop

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