13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
Fly:  20​h
1
Lahti
— 1 day
+2
train + Fly + bus:  4​h
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + train:  5​h 30​min
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  18​h 15​min
End: Jakarta

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 16th (Wed): examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ristinkirkko.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lahti trip site .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Lahti is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 5 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Jakarta in October, with highs in Lahti at 8°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Lahti

#Shopping, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Ristinkirkko ©
Ristinkirkko

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka
To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Saariselka journey maker .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Lahti to Saariselka takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lahti in October; daily highs in Saariselka reach 3°C and lows reach -2°C. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 18th (Fri), see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

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

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Saariselka to Tampere in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from Saariselka, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tampere, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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 20th (Sun), buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Turku vacation maker tool .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Turku, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
Fortress of Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. You'll get in some beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Rock Church, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, and perfect your strike at Flamingo Entertainment Centre.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral