5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Bucharest

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.
On the 11th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Bucharest in August; daily highs in Helsinki reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Tours Outdoors

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Cathedral of Porvoo
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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, examine the collection at Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum, and then browse the collection at Turku City Main Library.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Turku vacation trip planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Tampere itinerary builder.

Take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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