5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
ferry:  1​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Tallinn

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach will thrill your kids. Fortress of Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) will appeal to history buffs. Pack the 10th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online sightseeing planner .

Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki is an approximately 2-hour ferry ride. You can also fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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 13th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then enjoy some diversion at Moomin World.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Turku planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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