5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and finally stop by Pieni Suklaatehdas.

Plan my day in Porvoo using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Helsinki to Porvoo is an approximately 1- hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Porvoo are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Kouvola.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping
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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. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kouvola trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by bus from Porvoo to Kouvola takes 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can 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 ©
On the 25th (Thu), experience rural life at Hauhalan Hanhifarmi, then contemplate the long history of The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Anttola Church, and finally head outdoors with Anjan Puisto.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Anttola online tour builder.

Getting from Kouvola to Anttola by car takes about 2 hours. July in Anttola sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Anttola

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mikkeli, The Astuvansalmi rock paintings
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Anjan Puisto ©
Anjan Puisto
Hauhalan Hanhifarmi ©
Hauhalan Hanhifarmi
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): pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, 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 see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna route planner.

Getting from Anttola to Savonlinna by car takes about 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip website.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Turku takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

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