14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland holiday planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  3 h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Kotka
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Lahti
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Jarvenpaa
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Stockholm

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Inkoon kirkko in Inkoo (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and see the interesting displays at Finnish Aviation Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki holiday builder tool .

Stockholm, Sweden to Helsinki is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Finnish Aviation Museum, Inkoon kirkko
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Maritime Centre Vellamo and Saimaa Canal. Get a sense of the local culture at Lappeenranta Fortress and Ylamaa Gem Society. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kotka: Sandcastle Lappeenranta (in Lappeenranta), Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa (in Ruotsinpyhtaa) and Marian Kirkko (in Hamina). There's still lots to do: stroll around Sapokka Water Garden, get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotka Church, and steep yourself in history at St. John's Church.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kotka trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Helsinki to Kotka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. 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, Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, Ylamaa Gem Society, Salpa Line Museum
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
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. Get some cultural insight at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Laurinmaki nature and culture area, Crofter's Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Woikosken Automuseo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lahti: Sarkanniemi Theme Park (in Tampere) and Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Apulandia and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Hollola.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lahti trip planner .

Getting from Kotka to Lahti by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Lahti, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Jarvenpaa.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Tampere, Church of Hollola, Woikosken Automuseo, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum, Repovesi National Park
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
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): browse the exhibits of Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius, then engage your brain at Heureka, then contemplate the long history of Ahola, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jarvenpaan moskeija.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Jarvenpaa travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Lahti to Jarvenpaa takes an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Jarvenpaa can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jarvenpaa

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Heureka
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Heureka ©
Heureka
Ahola ©
Ahola

Similar Plans

16 days in Helsinki, Finnish Archipelago & Lakeland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Finland BY A USER FROM IRAN December, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Finland BY A USER FROM IRAN December, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Finland BY A USER FROM IRAN December, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Helsinki & Rovaniemi BY A USER FROM ITALY December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM IRAN December, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Finland BY A USER FROM IRAN December, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM IRAN December, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
See more plans