13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bogota
Fly:  22​h
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Lahti
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Bogota

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ullanlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and perfect your strike at Flamingo Entertainment Centre.

Before you visit Helsinki, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Bogota, Colombia to Helsinki is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Time to Eastern European Time is 7 hours. In May, Helsinki is little chillier than Bogota - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Shopping, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Centre
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Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

1
night
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Akaslompolo in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in May, things will get a bit cooler in Akaslompolo: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Safaris

1
night
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 16th (Thu): browse the collection at Turku City Library, then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally admire the striking features of Kuusisto Manor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Turku by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Akaslompolo in May; daily highs in Turku reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trip

Kuusisto Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
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 18th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, then view the masterpieces at Laukko Manor, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko.

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Take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Tampere, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): ponder the design of Musical Fountain, then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and then have fun at Hohtokeila Lahti.

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Drive from Tampere to Lahti in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Lahti sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

#Fun & Games, #Shopping
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Hohtokeila Lahti ©
Hohtokeila Lahti

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