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
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Pori
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly:  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.
On the 20th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally take a stroll through Ullanlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, then kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Helsinki. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

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You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Pori vacation maker site .

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): make a trip to Lordi's Square, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi driving holiday tool .

Traveling by flight from Pori to Rovaniemi takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Pori in September, plan for little chillier days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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