5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  17​h 30​min
1
Kouvola
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
day
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kouvola trip planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to Kouvola is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Kouvola due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in September, things will get cooler in Kouvola: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kouvola

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trip

Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©

1
night
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 (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Turku travel route builder .

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Turku takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September in Turku, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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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 4th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

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