14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Hong Kong
Fly + Drive:  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 + Fly:  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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Lahti Ski Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Ristinkirkko, ponder the design of Musical Fountain, then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and finally examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lahti road trip website.

Hong Kong, China to Lahti is an approximately 15- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Hong Kong to Lahti, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Hong Kong in December, with highs in Lahti at -1°C and lows at -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can 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
Ristinkirkko ©
Ristinkirkko
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

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.
Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, stop by Marimekko, and buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip maker.

Traveling by train from Lahti to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. While traveling from Lahti, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

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

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 27th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kimito Island vacation planning site.

Drive from Helsinki to Kimito Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. December in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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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), step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vepsa Island and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Turku planning app.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife 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. On the 30th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Mustasaari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
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): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip app.

Explore your travel options from Mustasaari to Rovaniemi with the Route module. Traveling from Mustasaari in December, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Marttiini Store Old Factory ©
Marttiini Store Old Factory

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