16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Lahti
— 1 day
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Sotkamo
— 2 nights
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Mustasaari
— 1 day
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Pori
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 5 nights

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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 16th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Centre Karisma, get a new perspective on nature at The Recreational Fishing Museum of Finland, get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, then make a trip to Musical Fountain, and finally perfect your strike at Hohtokeila Lahti.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lahti holiday builder website.

Mumbai, India to Lahti is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Lahti. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in May, with highs in Lahti at 18°C and lows at 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Lahti

Shopping · Fun & Games · Museums

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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Shopping Centre Karisma ©
Shopping Centre Karisma
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

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Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka and then enjoy the sand and surf at Venajanhiekka. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Hiidenportti National Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sotkamo day trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lahti to Sotkamo. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lahti in May: high temperatures in Sotkamo hover around 15°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mustasaari tour planner.

Drive from Sotkamo to Mustasaari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In May, daytime highs in Mustasaari are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Junnelius, view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Pori trip planner.

Drive from Mustasaari to Pori in 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island. Keep things going the next day: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Do your shopping at Old Market Hall and Marimekko Oyj. Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. Pack the 29th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Shopping · Theme Parks · Outdoors

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall
Kamppi Shopping Centre ©
Kamppi Shopping Centre

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