10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly + Drive:  18​h
1
Lahti
— Few hours
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Pori
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: San Diego

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Lahti trip builder tool .

San Diego, USA to Lahti is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from San Diego to Lahti, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Diego in August: high temperatures in Lahti hover around 68°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Lahti

Fun & Games
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Hohtokeila Lahti ©
Hohtokeila Lahti
Musical Fountain ©
Musical Fountain

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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 12th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tampere trip planner .

Getting from Lahti to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 13th (Mon), kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Pori trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Pori are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mustasaari trip planning tool .

Drive from Pori to Mustasaari in 3 hours. In August in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Fortress of Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rock Church and The Esplanadi Park. Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online tour itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Helsinki. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites 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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