5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Boracay
Drive + Fly:  27​h
1
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + ferry:  19​h 30​min
End: Boracay

1
day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 15th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Turku travel route builder .

Boracay, Philippines to Turku is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Boracay to Turku. Traveling from Boracay in January, things will get cooler in Turku: highs are around -3°C and lows about -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): look for gifts at Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa), take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take a stroll through Katajanokka, then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Finland, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online road trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Helsinki are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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