5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  7​h
End: Manchester

2
nights
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 19th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Design Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

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Manchester, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Helsinki is 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Manchester in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Spas Parks

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Room Escape Games
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

1
night
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 (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

Before you visit Turku, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
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Turku City Library

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 23rd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere journey planning tool .

Take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
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Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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