14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Turku
— 3 nights
2
Lahti
— 4 nights
3
Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get some historical perspective at Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo and Old Rauma are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Turku to go to Rauma and see The Church of the Holy Cross, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: take a tour of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum, and stop by Naantali Old Town.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Turku tour itinerary planning app.

Stockholm, Sweden to Turku is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Turku. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rauma, Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

4
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Let the collections at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Maritime Centre Vellamo and Veturimuseo. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahti: Birthplace of Jean Sibelius (in Hameenlinna), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Tampere (Tampereen Tuomiokirkko & Hatanpaa Arboretum). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lahti online day trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Lahti in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. June in Lahti sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Tampere, Veturimuseo, Maritime Centre Vellamo, Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, Arboretum Mustila
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Visit Rautjarven kirkko and Savitaipale Church for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Lappeenranta Fortress and Ylamaa Gem Society. Explore Lappeenranta's surroundings by going to Ruokolahti (Ruokolahden Kellotapuli & Ruokolahden Kirkko) and Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, and explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lappeenranta trip itinerary planning website.

You can take a train from Lahti to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ruokolahti, Ylamaa Gem Society, Rautjarven kirkko, Taipalsaaren kirkko, Savitaipale Church
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Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Rautjarven kirkko ©
Rautjarven kirkko

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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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sinebrychoff Art Museum. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, brush up on your military savvy at Submarine Vesikko, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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