13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Lahti
— 3 nights
3
Kuopio
— 2 nights
4
Mikkeli
— 3 nights
5
Helsinki
— 1 night

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Katajanokka. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and stop by Ullanlinna.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online tour planner.

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 difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

3
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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 1st (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Evo Hiking Area and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo, then do a tasting at Pihamaa Estate & Winery, and then stroll through Paijatsalo Trail.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Lahti online attractions planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Lahti in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June in Lahti, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Paijatsalo Trail ©
Paijatsalo Trail
Evo Hiking Area ©
Evo Hiking Area

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, then get engrossed in the history at Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, and then take in breathtaking views at Orinoro Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, then immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, then hike along Saaristokatu, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi.

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You can drive from Lahti to Kuopio in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Kuopio are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Orinoro Gorge ©
Orinoro Gorge
Snellman Park
Snellman Park
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

3
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Visit Olavinlinna Castle and Lappeenrannan kirkko for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Astuvansalmi rock paintings and Pikkukirkko. Explore Mikkeli's surroundings by going to Punkaharju Ridge (in Punkaharju), Imatra (Lammassaari Island & Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot) and Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi). It doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Lappeen Marian kirkko and brush up on your military savvy at Communications Centre Lokki.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mikkeli trip planner.

You can drive from Kuopio to Mikkeli in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Mikkeli are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

On the 9th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kallio Church, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti), then admire the landmark architecture of Johannes Church, and finally explore the world behind art at Design Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

You can drive from Mikkeli to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Kallio Church ©
Kallio Church
Johannes Church ©
Johannes Church
Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti) ©
Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti)