5 days in Lakeland, Finnish Archipelago & Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland, Finnish Archipelago & Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lakeland, Finnish Archipelago & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly + train:  8​h 15​min
1
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Pori
— Few hours
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Athens

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night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Tampere online holiday planner .

Athens, Greece to Tampere is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Athens in May, expect nights in Tampere to be much colder, around 4°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites
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Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

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hours
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 19th (Sat), make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pori travel route tool .

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

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Getting from Pori to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May in Turku, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): see Santa Claus Office and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Turku to Rovaniemi by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Turku in May, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are slightly colder, around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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