5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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Porvoo
— Few hours
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Kotka
— 2 nights
3
Mikkeli
— 1 night
4
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night

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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.
On the 12th (Mon), revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, and then steep yourself in history at Castle Hill.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Porvoo online tour planner.

Helsinki to Porvoo is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Porvoo are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill

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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotka travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Kotka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kotka are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kotka

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Tykkimaki Amusement Park
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Tykkimaki Amusement Park ©
Tykkimaki Amusement Park

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Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 14th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Mannerheim Statue, don't miss a visit to Naisvuori Observation Tower, see the interesting displays at Mannerheim`s Saloon Car, then don't miss a visit to Kenkavero, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Mikkelin Taidemuseo.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mikkeli day trip site.

You can drive from Kotka to Mikkeli in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 12°C. You'll set off for Jyvaskyla on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Mikkeli

Museums · Historic Sites
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Mikkelin Taidemuseo ©
Mikkelin Taidemuseo
Kenkavero ©
Kenkavero
Naisvuori Observation Tower ©
Naisvuori Observation Tower

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, explore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, and then see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla road trip tool.

You can drive from Mikkeli to Jyvaskyla in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha

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