5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Pori
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki


1
night
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 20th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally have some family-friendly fun at Flytour XD Helsinki. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, step into the grandiose world of Fortress of Suomenlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

Make your Helsinki itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Helsinki. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Pori online travel route planner .

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors

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Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Pori to Rovaniemi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Pori in September, plan for little chillier days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Museums
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris

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