5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— Few hours
2
Mikkeli
— Few hours
3
Lieksa
— 2 nights
4
Punkaharju
— 1 day
5
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights

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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.
For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Helsinki. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 27th (Sun), you're off to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 27th (Sun), stroll through Neitvuori and then get outside with Anjan Puisto.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Mikkeli visit planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Mikkeli in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October in Mikkeli, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Neitvuori ©
Neitvuori
Anjan Puisto ©
Anjan Puisto

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Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, and then get outside with Neitikoski Rapids.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lieksa day trip planning app.

Getting from Mikkeli to Lieksa by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Punkaharju.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
 Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen ©
Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids

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Punkaharju

Punkaharju ©
Punkaharju is a former municipality of Finland. On the 29th (Tue), walk around The Parikkala Sculpture Park, get in on the family fun at Punkaharjun Kesamaa, thenexamine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge, and finally make a trip to Pikkukirkko.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Punkaharju online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lieksa to Punkaharju in 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Punkaharju are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Punkaharju

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Pikkukirkko, The Parikkala Sculpture Park
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The Parikkala Sculpture Park ©
The Parikkala Sculpture Park
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Kummakivi Boulder, thenstep off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, thenhead outdoors with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot, and finally make a trip to Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lappeenranta sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Punkaharju to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Imatra, Kummakivi Boulder
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

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