10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  2​h
3
Lahti
— 1 night
train:  1​h
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Toronto

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 9th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some diversion at Moomin World, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Kuusisto Manor.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Turku is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Turku. Traveling from Toronto in September, expect Turku to be a bit cooler, temps between 18°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Moomin World, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Kuusisto Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Tampere online trip itinerary builder .

Take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

Zoos & Aquariums Museums Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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 12th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Musical Fountain, get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and then enjoy some diversion at Hohtokeila Lahti.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lahti trip planner .

Getting from Tampere to Lahti by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lahti

Fun & Games Shopping
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Hohtokeila Lahti ©
Hohtokeila Lahti
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain ©
Musical Fountain

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.
For shopping fun, head to Marimekko or Kamppi Shopping Centre. Fortress of Suomenlinna and Rock Church will appeal to history buffs. Pack the 17th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and make a trip to Senate Square.

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You can take a train from Lahti to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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