5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Columbus
Fly:  22 h 45 min
1
Savonlinna
— Few hours
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  23 h
End: Columbus

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): savor the flavors at Savonlinna Market Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and then stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip itinerary builder tool.

Columbus, USA to Savonlinna is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Columbus to Savonlinna. When traveling from Columbus in October, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Savonlinna: temperatures range from 43°F by day to 34°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Shopping Historic Sites
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Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Savonlinna Market Square ©
Savonlinna Market Square

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Turku day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Turku takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In October in Turku, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kauppakeskus Mylly, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

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