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:  5​h 30​min
5
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally look for gifts at Pieni Suklaatehdas.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Porvoo holiday planning tool .

Helsinki to Porvoo is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also drive. In July, daytime highs in Porvoo are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can take a bus to Kouvola.

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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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Kouvola trip app .

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) to allow time to travel to Anttola.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

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Anttola

Anttola ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Hauhalan Hanhifarmi, take in the dramatic natural features at The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Anttola Church, and finally get outside with Anjan Puisto.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Anttola trip planner.

You can drive from Kouvola to Anttola in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Anttola

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mikkeli, The Astuvansalmi rock paintings
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Anttola Church ©
Anttola Church
Hauhalan Hanhifarmi ©
Hauhalan Hanhifarmi

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Anttola to Savonlinna by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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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 27th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, read our Turku itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Turku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

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
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

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