26 days in Finland Itinerary

26 days in Finland Itinerary

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Lahti
— 4 nights
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Savonlinna
— 4 nights
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Kalajoki
— 3 nights
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Lempaala
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 9 nights

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ristinkirkko and Lahti City Hall. Venture out of the city with trips to Pihamaa Estate & Winery (in Asikkala) and Kotka (Riverside Park & Museum of Aviation). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Radio and TV Museum, admire the masterpieces at Lahti Art Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Pikku Vesijarvi, and let little ones run wild at Laune Central Park.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lahti sightseeing planner.

Hartford, USA to Lahti is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hartford to Lahti is 7 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Hartford in August; daily highs in Lahti reach 68°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Wineries

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Pikku Vesijarvi ©
Pikku Vesijarvi
Ristinkirkko ©
Ristinkirkko
Radio and TV Museum ©
Radio and TV Museum

4
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Explore hidden gems such as Savonlinna Cathedral and Pikkukirkko. When in Savonlinna, make a side trip to see Lammassaari Island in Imatra, approximately Imatra away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli, examine the collection at S/S Salama, get answers to all your questions at Riihisaari, and pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Lahti to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in August, and nighttime lows around 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Tue) before leaving for Kalajoki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

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Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Paaskylahden kirkko ©
Paaskylahden kirkko

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Kalajoki

Kalajoki ©
Kalajoki is a coastal town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. Discover out-of-the-way places like Maakalla and Jukupark Kalajoki. Go for a jaunt from Kalajoki to Kannus to see Kannuksen Kirkko about 50 minutes away.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kalajoki route builder app.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kalajoki in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in August, and nighttime lows around 49°F. On the 14th (Fri), you're off to Lempaala.

Things to do in Kalajoki

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Maakalla ©
Maakalla
Kannuksen Kirkko ©
Kannuksen Kirkko

3
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Lempaala

Lempaala ©
Lempäälä is a municipality in southwestern Finland with inhabitants. Explore hidden gems such as St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa and Koylio Church. Explore Lempaala's surroundings by going to Glasdorf Nuutajarvi (in Western Finland), Koylion Kirkkokari (in Koylio) and Talonpoikaismuseo Yli-Kirra (in Punkalaidun). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, examine the collection at Veturimuseo, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park, and step into the grandiose world of Stone Castle of Pirunvuori.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lempaala trip builder app.

You can drive from Kalajoki to Lempaala in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lempaala

Nature · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

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Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park ©
Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa ©
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa
Pyhan Birgitan kirkko ©
Pyhan Birgitan kirkko

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Porvoo Old Town. Venture out of the city with trips to Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo), Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo & Sapokka Water Garden) and Turku (Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, Turku Castle, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, walk around Kaivopuisto, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Lempaala to Helsinki takes 2 hours. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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