5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: St. Petersburg
train:  6​h
1
Kouvola
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

1
day
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area as well as Repovesi National Park. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park and then trek along Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kouvola journey website .

St. Petersburg, Russia to Kouvola is an approximately 4-hour car ride. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Kouvola

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Suolijarvi Beach as well as Viikinsaari Island. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, explore the activities along Duck Park (Sorsapuisto), stroll through Suolijarvi Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Tampere vacation planner.

Getting from Kouvola to Tampere by car takes about 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Archipelago Trail as well as Turku Cathedral.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fortress of Suomenlinna. On the 5th (Thu), brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki online route builder .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Tours

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna

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