13 days in Helsinki & Lahti Itinerary

13 days in Helsinki & Lahti Itinerary

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Lahti
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park. Temppeliaukio Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum will appeal to history buffs. Pack the 3rd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and see the interesting displays at Design Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki itinerary planning website.

Stockholm, Sweden to Helsinki is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki. May in Helsinki sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Outdoors

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Lahti

Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum and Hamina Town Hall will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Salpa Line Museum and Motorcycle Museum of Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to The Recreational Fishing Museum of Finland (in Asikkala), Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo, Kotka Church, &more) and Hameenlinna (Birthplace of Jean Sibelius & Hame Castle). Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Repovesi National Park. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lahti trip planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Lahti in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Lahti are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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