5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Savonlinna
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
On the 20th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, then kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, and then take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

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

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tampere online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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 look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Tampere in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna road trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Savonlinna by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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