3 days in Finland Itinerary

3 days in Finland Itinerary

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3 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tampere
Drive:  2​h
1
Lahti
— 1 day
train:  1​h
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  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.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lahti road trip planning tool .

Tampere to Lahti is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, then look for gifts at Boss Shop, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, shop like a local with Flamingo Entertainment Center, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally look for gifts at Marimekko.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planning tool .

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

Things to do in Helsinki

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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