5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Turku
— 1 night
ferry:  5​h 30​min
4
Mariehamn
— 2 nights
ferry+Car:  3​h
End: Helsinki

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Johannes Church, then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and then get to know the fascinating history of Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti).

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder website .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Helsinki. In October in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
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Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti) ©
Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti)
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Johannes Church ©
Johannes Church

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hameensilta ©
Hameensilta

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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.
To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Turku day trip website .

Take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. On the 24th (Wed), you're off toMariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums
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Mariehamn

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Alands konstmuseum, step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar, then explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, and finally examine the collection at Museumship Pommern.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn online road trip planner .

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. October in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

#Museums, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Aland Island
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Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

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