16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
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Oulu
— 2 nights
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Lahti
— 3 nights
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
6
Tampere
— 2 nights

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire the striking features of Kuokkalan kartano, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), and then take an in-depth tour of Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland).

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla trip site.

Stockholm, Sweden to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Stockholm in March, expect Jyvaskyla to be slightly colder, temps between 1°C and -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Shopping · Tours

Side Trip

Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko)
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Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko) ©
Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko)
Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with SnowCastle of Kemi.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Oulu tour builder.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Oulu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Oulu

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Haukipudas Church, SnowCastle of Kemi, Kierikki Stone Age Centre
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SnowCastle of Kemi ©
SnowCastle of Kemi
Kierikki Stone Age Centre ©
Kierikki Stone Age Centre
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church

3
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Motorcycle Museum of Finland and Hunting Museum of Finland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Lahti Ski Museum and Riihimaki Art Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahti: Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum) (in Riihimaki) and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Radio and TV Museum, don't miss a visit to Musical Fountain, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Hollola.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lahti day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Oulu to Lahti takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Riihimaki, Church of Hollola, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum ©
Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum
Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum) ©

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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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Heureka in Vantaa--about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Finnish Aviation Museum, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip builder tool.

You can take a train from Lahti to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Vantaa, EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turku Cathedral and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Visit Turku Castle and Martinkirkko for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Rauma (Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki, Old Rauma, &more). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre and admire the striking features of Kuusisto Manor.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Turku tour itinerary site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Rauma, Kuusisto Manor
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 15th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then see the interesting displays at Spy Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Tampere Art Museum, get engrossed in the history at Milavida Museo, and then view the masterpieces at Laukko Manor.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tampere travel planner.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Tampere are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia, Laukko Manor
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor

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