10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Muonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Lahti
— Few hours
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: London

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 get in some beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Shop till you drop at Marimekko and Kamppi Shopping Centre. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, look for gifts at Marimekko, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip app .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. Traveling from London in December, things will get a bit cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 6th (Thu), explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, get your game on at Kid's Land, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, then don't miss a visit to Snow Village, and finally steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Muonio tour itinerary builder app .

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Muonio with the Route module. When traveling from Helsinki in December, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Muonio: temperatures range from -7°C by day to -17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Muonio

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Levi, Kittila, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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hours
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 9th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Lahti Ski Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Ristinkirkko, and then see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahti route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Muonio to Lahti. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Muonio in December; daily highs in Lahti reach -1°C and lows reach -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums Historic Sites
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Lahti Ski Museum ©
Lahti Ski Museum
Ristinkirkko ©
Ristinkirkko

2
nights
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 10th (Mon): kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, then get a taste of the local shopping with Laukko Manor, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip maker app .

You can drive from Lahti to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor

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