11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Tampere
— 1 day
4
Lahti
— 3 nights

3
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 Market Square Kauppatori or Brunberg Candy Factory Shop. Museum-lovers will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and ARTag Gallery. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Riimikko in Porvoo, about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Forsblom.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker website.

Adelaide, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -7.5 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then gain insight at Turku Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Kuusisto Manor, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turku driving holiday planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kauppakeskus Mylly, Kuusisto Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly

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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 16th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, stop by Ideapark, thensee the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tampere holiday app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Ideapark
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Ideapark ©
Ideapark

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, thenadmire the striking features of Lahti City Hall, and finally examine the collection at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum), explore the historical opulence of Hame Castle, thenexamine the collection at Lahti Ski Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ristinkirkko.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Lahti road trip planning app.

Drive from Tampere to Lahti in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Lahti, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum), Hame Castle, Church of Hollola, Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum) ©
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©

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