13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
5
Lahti
— 1 night

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Head to Old Market Hall and Marimekko Oyjfor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip planning site.

Bogota, Colombia to Helsinki is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Bogota in May, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Outdoors Parks

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
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip builder app.

You can fly from Helsinki to Akaslompolo in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, Akaslompolo is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris

1
night
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 16th (Thu): browse the collection at Turku City Library, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, thenkick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally contemplate the long history of Kuusisto Manor. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenget engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Turku road trip site.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Turku by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Akaslompolo in May, things will get a bit warmer in Turku: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Kuusisto Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Laukko Manor, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere trip planner.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
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 20th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Musical Fountain, thenget into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and then enjoy some friendly competition at Hohtokeila Lahti.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lahti road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Lahti takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Fun & Games Shopping
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Hohtokeila Lahti ©
Hohtokeila Lahti
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

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