14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Lahti
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Stockholm

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Turku Castle and Turku Biological Museum. Visit Old Rauma and Turku Cathedral for their historical value. 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 still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, take an in-depth tour of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Turku attractions planner.

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 in Turku, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lahti.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rauma, Naantali Old Town
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

4
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vapriikin Museokeskus and Veturimuseo. Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Birthplace of Jean Sibelius will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahti: Maritime Centre Vellamo (in Kotka), Hatanpaa Arboretum (in Tampere) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Laurinmaki nature and culture area, Crofter's Museum and see the interesting displays at Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lahti road trip planning tool .

Drive from Turku to Lahti in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Lahti are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Explore hidden gems such as Lappeenranta Fortress and Ylamaa Gem Society. Visit Sandcastle Lappeenranta and Savitaipale Church for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lappeenranta: Rautjarven kirkko (in Simpele), Ruokolahti (Ruokolahden Kellotapuli & Ruokolahden Kirkko) and Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo and pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lappeenranta sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by train from Lahti to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Your inner history buff will appreciate Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Lappeenranta to Helsinki by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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