3 days in Finland Itinerary

3 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Tampere
Train:  2 h
1
Lahti
— 1 day
Train:  1 h
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
End: Tampere

1
day
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 19th (Fri), take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lahti vacation planner.

Tampere to Lahti is an approximately 2- hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Lahti are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lahti

Shopping
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

2
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.
On the 20th (Sat), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, then stop by Boss Shop, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, browse the different shops at Flamingo Entertainment Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally stop by Marimekko.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planning site.

You can take a train from Lahti to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In October in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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