5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Yekaterinburg
Fly:  10​h
1
Joensuu
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Helsinki
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  8​h
End: Yekaterinburg

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Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. On the 9th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at Joensuu Church, then explore the world behind art at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Joensuu trip builder tool .

Yekaterinburg, Russia to Joensuu is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Yekaterinburg to Joensuu due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Joensuu

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko ©
Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni ©
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni
Joensuu Church ©
Joensuu Church

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Joensuu to Helsinki with the Route module. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Turku travel planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere itinerary builder website .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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