10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Lahti
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Tampere
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: London

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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 Old Market Hall or Boss Shop. Get in touch with nature at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, stop by Marimekko, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

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London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in March, expect Helsinki to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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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 7th (Wed), get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lahti online trip planner.

Take a train from Helsinki to Lahti in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Lahti can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Lahti

Shopping
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mustasaari trip builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lahti to Mustasaari. In March in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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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 9th (Fri): stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Aleksanterin Kirkko.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere day trip planning tool.

Getting from Mustasaari to Tampere by car takes about 4 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Aleksanterin Kirkko ©
Aleksanterin Kirkko