5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tallinn
Ferry:  3 h
1
Helsinki
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  9 h
End: Lyon

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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.
For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip tool.

Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki is an approximately 2- hour ferry ride. You can also fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will leave for Porvoo on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Outdoors
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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 28th (Tue): steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, view the masterpieces at Nasin Kartanon Galleria, then examine the collection at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

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Take a bus from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Porvoo sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Nasin Kartanon Galleria ©
Nasin Kartanon Galleria
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

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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 29th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally snap pictures at Hameensilta.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Tampere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Hameensilta ©
Hameensilta

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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 30th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral and then don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church.

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

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

1
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Helsinki

Helsinki
For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip planning app.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Outdoors
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