30 days in Finland Itinerary

30 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 8 nights
2
Lappeenranta
— 5 nights
3
Lahti
— 4 nights
4
Tampere
— 3 nights
5
Turku
— 4 nights
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights

8
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.
Pack the 7th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki holiday builder site.

New York City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in Helsinki reach 65°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

5
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Get out of town with these interesting Lappeenranta side-trips: Church of St. Nicholas (in Imatra), Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola) and Punkaharju (Punkaharju Ridge & Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Lakeland GTE, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, and contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip website.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Lappeenranta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Imatra, Punkaharju, Lakeland GTE, Repovesi National Park, Kerimaki Church
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

4
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lahti: Kotka (Museum of Aviation, Riverside Park, &more), Kouvola (Tykkimaki Amusement Park & World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill) and Woikosken Automuseo (in Mantyharju). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor, and get a sense of history and politics at Lahti City Hall.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lahti trip tool.

You can take a train from Lappeenranta to Lahti in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Lahti are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Kouvola, Woikosken Automuseo
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Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 19th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, see the interesting displays at Lenin Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and don't miss a visit to Nasinneula Tower.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tampere travel route tool.

You can drive from Lahti to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Tampere sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross, Old Rauma, &more). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Turku University Botanical Garden, and admire the masterpieces at Turku Art Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. June in Turku sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Rauma
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Adventure Park ©
Adventure Park

4
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Heureka (in Vantaa), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Porvoo (Castle Hill, Cathedral of Porvoo, &more). See some other sides of Helsinki: browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, look for gifts at OMA Puoti, and take an in-depth tour of Helsinki City Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porvoo, Heureka, Nuuksio National Park
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Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall

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