5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: London

2
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.
On the 27th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take a stroll through Katajanokka, then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then admire the natural beauty at Observatory Hill Park, and finally take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

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London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 30th (Thu), let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and finally head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Turku are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tampere online trip maker .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Spas & Wellness

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