12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Chandigarh

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park. Head to Old Market Hall and Hakaniemi Marketfor plenty of shopping. Pack the 1st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and look for gifts at Boss Shop.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki travel planner.

Chandigarh, India to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 3rd (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Archipelago National Park.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kimito Island trip builder site.

Getting from Helsinki to Kimito Island by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 4th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vepsa Island.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Turku are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Mustasaari day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Mustasaari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In October, daytime highs in Mustasaari are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

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

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 7th (Sun), stroll through Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, thenadmire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, and then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lahti journey planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Lahti. In October, daytime highs in Lahti are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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