5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: St. Petersburg
Drive:  6 h
1
Kouvola
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 3rd (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Main Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Ristin kirkko, then take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Sippola church.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kouvola journey planner.

St. Petersburg, Russia to Kouvola is an approximately 4- hour car ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Kouvola. In July, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors
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The Sippola church ©
The Sippola church
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Pyhan Ristin kirkko ©
Pyhan Ristin kirkko

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lappeen Marian kirkko, pause for some serene contemplation at Lappeenrannan kirkko, explore the world behind art at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Lauritsala Church, and finally get outside with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lappeenranta trip itinerary maker website.

You can take a train from Kouvola to Lappeenranta in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot
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Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko
Lauritsala Church ©
Lauritsala Church
Lappeenrannan kirkko ©
Lappeenrannan kirkko

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, then find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, and finally wander the streets of Katajanokka. Keep things going the next day: walk around Nuuksio National Park.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip builder.

Take a train from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; 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

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cathedral of Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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