14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Kotka
— 4 nights
3
Lahti
— 4 nights
4
Jarvenpaa
— 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sinebrychoff Art Museum. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Finnish Aviation Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Inkoon kirkko in Inkoo (about 52 minutes away). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and see the interesting displays at Design Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Helsinki is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Finnish Aviation Museum, Inkoon kirkko
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

4
nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lappeenranta Fortress and Saimaa Canal. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Maritime Centre Vellamo and Ylamaa Gem Society. Change things up with these side-trips from Kotka: Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala), Sandcastle Lappeenranta (in Lappeenranta) and Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa (in Ruotsinpyhtaa). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Sapokka Water Garden, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church, and deepen your knowledge of military history at Main Building of Military School.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kotka online day trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Kotka by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. June in Kotka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Lahti.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hamina, Lappeenranta, Salpa Line Museum, Ylamaa Gem Society, Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa
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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

4
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vapriikin Museokeskus and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Woikosken Automuseo. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahti: Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola) and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Apulandia and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Hollola.

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Take a train from Kotka to Lahti in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Lahti can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Jarvenpaa.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Tampere, Woikosken Automuseo, Repovesi National Park, Church of Hollola, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum
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Apulandia ©
Apulandia
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Jarvenpaa

Jarvenpaa ©
Järvenpää is a town and municipality of Finland.HistoryJärvenpää was separated from its parent community Tuusula in 1951. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius, thenengage your brain at Heureka, thensee the interesting displays at Ahola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jarvenpaa Mosque.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Jarvenpaa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lahti to Jarvenpaa takes an hour. June in Jarvenpaa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jarvenpaa

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Heureka
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Heureka ©
Heureka
Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius ©
Ahola ©
Ahola

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