19 days in Finland Itinerary

19 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Lahti
— 3 nights
3
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
5
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
6
Tampere
— 7 nights
7
Helsinki
— Few hours

3
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.
Head to Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa) and Kamppi Shopping Centrefor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach and stroll through Hietaranta Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Perth, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Perth to Helsinki. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for Lahti on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa) ©

3
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Family-friendly places like Hame Castle and Santalahti Nature Trail will thrill your kids. Let the collections at Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum) and Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahti: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Birthplace of Jean Sibelius (in Hameenlinna) and Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa). There's still lots to do: stroll around Riverside Park, stop by Trio, get a sense of history and politics at Lahti City Hall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lahti day trip tool.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Lahti takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Lahti can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Hameenlinna, Arboretum Mustila, Church of Hollola, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass 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 5th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Wolkoff House Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip planner.

Take a train from Lahti to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Imatra, Ruokolahden Kirkko
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Wolkoff House Museum ©
Wolkoff House Museum
Lappeenrannan taidemuseo ©
Lappeenrannan taidemuseo
Lappeenrannan kirkko ©
Lappeenrannan kirkko

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, thensee the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

1
night
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 8th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Jyvaskyla takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Leivonmaki National Park
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

7
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Yyteri Beach and The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa and Vanha Kirkko. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art (in Mantta-Vilppula), Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) (in Pori) and The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola). Pack the 9th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, get engrossed in the history at Visavuori, and stop by Ideapark.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Tampere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Lempaala, Pori, Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art, St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, The Parola Armour Museum
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art ©
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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hours
Helsinki

Helsinki
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You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Outdoors Museums
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