5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Kimito Island
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Helsinki
— 1 night
End: Helsinki

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hours
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Archipelago National Park. On the 11th (Sat), enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park, admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik, and then go for a stroll along the water at Helsingholm Guest Harbour.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kimito Island online driving holiday planner .

Helsinki to Kimito Island is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. August in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 12th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Turku Biological Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then don't miss a visit to Kultaranta Garden, and finally hike along The Archipelago Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and finally identify plant and animal life at Vepsa Island.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Turku tour planner .

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kultaranta Garden
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, and then stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Beaches, #Wildlife
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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night
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.
On the 15th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Fortress of Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel planner .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna

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