12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Jerusalem
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
1
Lahti
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h
2
Rantasalmi
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Jerusalem

1
day
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 2nd (Thu): fly down the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, make a trip to Musical Fountain, and then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

Plan my day in Lahti using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Jerusalem, Israel to Lahti is an approximately 10-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Jerusalem in August, expect Lahti to be colder, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

1
night
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. On the 3rd (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

Before you visit Rantasalmi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Lahti to Rantasalmi in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Rantasalmi can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Parks Nature
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

Planning Mustasaari trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Rantasalmi to Mustasaari in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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 5th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Kurjenrahka National Park, thenexplore the galleries of Turku Castle, and then get lost in a book at Turku City Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Turku online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kimito Island online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

5
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 Flamingo Entertainment Center. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hietalahti Market, look for gifts at Marimekko Oyj, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki journey planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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