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
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, then wander the streets of Ullanlinna, then explore the galleries of Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, then kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki day trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Helsinki. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turku.

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Turku attractions planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September in Turku, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

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

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Pori trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Pori are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

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Side Trip

Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Mustasaari route planner .

Traveling by car from Pori to Mustasaari takes 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Mustasaari are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mustasaari

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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