14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  16​h
1
Lahti
— 1 day
train:  1​h
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h
End: Hong Kong

1
day
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): examine the collection at Lahti Ski Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ristinkirkko, admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, and finally see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lahti itinerary tool .

Hong Kong, China to Lahti is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Hong Kong Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. In December, Lahti is cooler than Hong Kong - with highs of -1°C and lows of -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lahti

#Museums, #Shopping, #Historic Sites
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Lahti Ski Museum ©
Lahti Ski Museum

5
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.
Rock Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fortress of Suomenlinna and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, stop by Marimekko, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by train from Lahti to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lahti in December: highs in Helsinki hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Flamingo Entertainment Center, Nuuksio National Park
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Helsinki to Kimito Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

#Nature, #Parks, #Tours
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 28th (Fri), browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Vepsa Island and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Turku sightseeing planner.

Getting from Kimito Island to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Turku

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mustasaari holiday planner .

Getting from Turku to Mustasaari by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly. December in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): find something for the whole family at SantaPark, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then make a trip to Lordi's Square, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Rovaniemi takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Mustasaari in December, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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