10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Pittsburgh
Fly + Drive:  19 h 45 min
1
Lahti
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Pittsburgh

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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 9th (Thu): admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain and then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lahti route builder site.

Pittsburgh, USA to Lahti is an approximately 17- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Pittsburgh to Lahti, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Pittsburgh in August; daily highs in Lahti reach 68°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Lahti

Shopping
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

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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 10th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Kultaranta Garden, then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Lahti to Turku in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in August, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kauppakeskus Mylly, Kultaranta Garden
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The National Museum of Finland. Get some historical perspective at Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Pack the 16th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip maker.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Theme Parks

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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