13 days in Tavastia Proper & Helsinki Region Itinerary

13 days in Tavastia Proper & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Asikkala
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Hameenlinna
— 4 nights
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Helsinki
— 6 nights

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Asikkala

Asikkala ©
Asikkala is a municipality of Finland. On the 2nd (Tue), look for gifts at Kinnarin Tila & Pioni Ja Piironki, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Hollola, then hike along Paijatsalo Trail, and finally learn about winemaking at Pihamaa Estate & Winery. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Padasjoen Tuomastornit, trek along Kelvenne Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Vaaksy Canal.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Asikkala online day trip planner.

Muscat, Oman to Asikkala is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Muscat to Asikkala. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Muscat in July, with highs in Asikkala at 24°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hameenlinna.

Things to do in Asikkala

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Paijatsalo Trail ©
Paijatsalo Trail
Church of Hollola ©
Church of Hollola
Vaaksy Canal ©
Vaaksy Canal

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Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Hämeenlinna is a city and municipality of about inhabitants in the heart of the historical province of Häme in the south of Finland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Birthplace of Jean Sibelius and Holy Cross Church. Step off the beaten path and head to Evo Hiking Area and The Parola Armour Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hameenlinna: Jokioinen Museum Railway (in Jokioinen), Lahti (Laune Central Park & Lahti Sports Center) and Tammela (Torronsuo National Park & Tammelan kirkko). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Hauhon kirkko, find something for the whole family at Ahvenisto, play a few rounds at Linna Golf & Country Club, and walk around Aulanko.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hameenlinna journey planning tool.

Getting from Asikkala to Hameenlinna by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Outdoors

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Evo Hiking Area ©
Evo Hiking Area
Tammelan kirkko ©
Tammelan kirkko
Torronsuo National Park ©
Torronsuo National Park

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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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. Pack the 10th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: visit Katajanokka, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and identify plant and animal life at Laajalahti Nature Reserve.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Hameenlinna to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Theme Parks

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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