5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Mikkeli
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Savonlinna
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 1 night
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 24th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, relax in the rural setting at Hauhalan Hanhifarmi, then do a tasting at Ollinmaki Winery, and finally don't miss a visit to Kenkavero. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Rural Parish Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Cathedral, examine the collection at Headquarters Museum, then see the interesting displays at Mannerheim`s Saloon Car, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Park Mikkelipuisto.

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Helsinki to Mikkeli is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August in Mikkeli, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, Ollinmaki Winery
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Headquarters Museum ©
Headquarters Museum
Hauhalan Hanhifarmi ©
Hauhalan Hanhifarmi
Mikkeli Rural Parish Church ©
Mikkeli Rural Parish Church

few
hours
Savonlinna

Savonlinna
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Savonlinna trip builder website .

You can drive from Mikkeli to Savonlinna in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites
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1
night
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 26th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauritsala Church and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lappeen Marian kirkko.

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Getting from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites
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Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko
Lauritsala Church ©
Lauritsala Church

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take a memorable tour with Tours, then steep yourself in history at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. On your second day here, wander the streets of Katajanokka, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, then meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, and finally wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by train from Lappeenranta to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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