5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

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.
To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna tour itinerary site .

Columbus, USA to Savonlinna is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. When traveling from Columbus in October, plan for colder days in Savonlinna, with highs around 43°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Shopping, #Historic Sites
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Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna
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.
On the 3rd (Wed), browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip website .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Turku takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

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