17 days in Tavastia Proper Itinerary

17 days in Tavastia Proper Itinerary

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Hameenlinna
— 6 nights
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Sysma
— 5 nights
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Lahti
— 5 nights

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Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Hämeenlinna is a city and municipality of about inhabitants in the heart of the historical province of Häme in the south of Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Hameenlinna side-trips: Tammela (Tammelan kirkko & Torronsuo National Park), Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo (in Ypaja) and Forssa (Forssa Museum & Forssa Museum of Natural History). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Hame Castle, walk around Aulanko, examine the collection at Vankilamuseo, and contemplate the long history of Birthplace of Jean Sibelius.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hameenlinna trip itinerary builder site.

Helsinki to Hameenlinna is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. July in Hameenlinna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Sysma.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum
Hame Castle ©
Hame Castle
Aulanko ©
Aulanko

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Sysma

Sysma ©
Sysmä is a municipality of Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Sysma side-trips: Padasjoki (Keinuhonka Farm, Paijanne-Ilves Trail, &more). Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring nature at Päijänteen kansallispuisto. The adventure continues: hike along Paijatsalo Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kammiovuori Trail, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sysma Church.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sysma tour planner.

Traveling by car from Hameenlinna to Sysma takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will leave for Lahti on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Sysma

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Paijatsalo Trail ©
Paijatsalo Trail
Padasjoen Tuomastornit ©
Padasjoen Tuomastornit
Sysma Church ©
Sysma Church

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lahti: Heinolan Vesitorni (in Heinola) and Asikkala (Pihamaa Estate & Winery, Vaaksy Canal, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor, take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, and don't miss a visit to Musical Fountain.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lahti sightseeing planner.

Drive from Sysma to Lahti in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor
Laune Central Park ©
Laune Central Park