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
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  4​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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then browse the exhibits of Fortress of Suomenlinna, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and then take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planning website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Helsinki. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 22nd (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September in Tampere, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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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 23rd (Sun): make a trip to Lordi's Square, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online travel planner .

Getting from Tampere to Rovaniemi by combination of train and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. While traveling from Tampere, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square, steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Savonlinna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Savonlinna Market Square ©
Savonlinna Market Square

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