15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  3​h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Lahti
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The Aalto House. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Johannes Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kallio Church, and take an in-depth tour of Finnish Aviation Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online route planner .

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. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vantaa
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

2
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, get engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum, then examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Rautjarven kirkko, pause for some serene contemplation at Taipalsaaren kirkko, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savitaipale Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Lemin kirkko, and finally see the interesting displays at Ylamaa Gem Society.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lappeenranta route maker app .

Take a train from Helsinki to Lappeenranta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Savitaipale Church, Taipalsaaren kirkko, Ylamaa Gem Society, Rautjarven kirkko
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Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Rautjarven kirkko ©
Rautjarven kirkko

4
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and Laurinmaki nature and culture area, Crofter's Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Vapriikin Museokeskus and Birthplace of Jean Sibelius. Explore Lahti's surroundings by going to Maritime Centre Vellamo (in Kotka), Hatanpaa Arboretum (in Tampere) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Veturimuseo and take some stellar pictures from Radio and TV Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lahti holiday site .

Getting from Lappeenranta to Lahti by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Lahti are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Tampere, Laurinmaki nature and culture area, Crofter's Museum, Maritime Centre Vellamo, Arboretum Mustila, Veturimuseo
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Get some cultural insight at Old Rauma and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: The Church of the Holy Cross (in Rauma), Koylio (Koylion Kirkkokari & Koylio Church) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Lahti to Turku takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Koylio, Rauma, Naantali Old Town, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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