5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 1 day
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
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Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
End: Jyvaskyla

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla, then stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, and finally take in the waterfront at Jyvaskylan satama.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Jyvaskyla online road trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Jyvaskyla. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Fun & Games
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Maki-Matin perhepuisto ©
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Room Escape Games
University of Jyvaskyla ©
University of Jyvaskyla

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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 28th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum and then stroll through Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Jyvaskyla to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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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 29th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Turku online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Tampere to Turku by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 30th (Fri), look for gifts at Riimikko, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally don't miss a visit to Söderskärin majakka.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Porvoo online trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Porvoo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Porvoo

Shopping Historic Sites
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Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 31st (Sat), enjoy some diversion at Lahti Sports Center, examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, then examine the collection at Apulandia, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Laune Central Park.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Lahti trip builder app .

Getting from Porvoo to Lahti by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Fun & Games Museums Parks
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Lahti Sports Center ©
Lahti Sports Center
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Apulandia ©
Apulandia

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