10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Lahti
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

3
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've now added Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off to your itinerary. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online day trip planner .

If you are flying in from Netherlands, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally have fun at Moomin World. On your second day here, browse the collection at Turku City Library, then admire the masterpieces at Turku Art Museum, then buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, and finally explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

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
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

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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 19th (Sun): see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere road trip planning tool .

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 August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Museums, #Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island

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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 21st (Tue), see the interesting displays at Lahti Ski Museum, have fun at Lahti Sports Center, then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, and finally take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ristinkirkko, then see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, and then look for gifts at Trio.

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Traveling by car from Tampere to Lahti takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Lahti

#Museums, #Shopping, #Fun & Games
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Lahti Ski Museum ©
Lahti Ski Museum

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