33 days in Finland Itinerary

33 days in Finland Itinerary

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33 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Hartford
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  18​h 45​min
1
Lahti
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Savonlinna
— 8 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Kalajoki
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Lempaala
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Helsinki
— 11 nights
Fly + Drive:  18​h 15​min
End: Hartford

8
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Explore Lahti's surroundings by going to Woikosken Automuseo (in Mantyharju), Tampere (Vapriikin Museokeskus, Hatanpaa Arboretum, & more) and Kouvola (Repovesi National Park, Kouvola City Museum, & more). There's much more to do: go for a walk through Visavuori, enjoy breathtaking views from Padasjoen Tuomastornit, stroll around Riverside Park, and get in on the family fun at Ahvenisto.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lahti itinerary planner.

Hartford, USA to Lahti is an approximately 19-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hartford to Lahti is 7 hours. Traveling from Hartford in August, things will get little chillier in Lahti: highs are around 68°F and lows about 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Tampere, Kouvola, Kotka, Hollola, Hamina
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Visavuori ©
Visavuori

8
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Venture out of the city with trips to Imatra (Church of St. Nicholas & Imatra Waterfall), Mikkeli (Anjan Puisto, Communications Centre Lokki, & more) and Parikkala (Siikalahti Wetland & The Parikkala Sculpture Park). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Church, and get outside with Lietvesi Scenic Road.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Lahti to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kalajoki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Mikkeli, Puumala, Parikkala, Imatra
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Kolovesi National Park ©
Kolovesi National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): cool off at Jukupark Kalajoki and then head outdoors with Maakalla.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kalajoki road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kalajoki takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In August in Kalajoki, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lempaala.

Things to do in Kalajoki

Theme Parks Outdoors
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Maakalla ©
Maakalla

3
nights
Lempaala

Lempaala ©
Lempäälä is a municipality in southwestern Finland with inhabitants. Change things up with these side-trips from Lempaala: Kangasala (Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia, The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), & more), Talonpoikaismuseo Yli-Kirra (in Punkalaidun) and Sastamala (The House of Mr. Clutterbuck, St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Laukko Manor, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, see the interesting displays at Veturimuseo, and look for gifts at Ideapark.

Find out how to plan Lempaala trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Kalajoki to Lempaala takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. August in Lempaala sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lempaala

Museums Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Sastamala, Kangasala, Laukko Manor, Veturimuseo, Talonpoikaismuseo Yli-Kirra
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St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa ©
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa
Talonpoikaismuseo Yli-Kirra ©
Talonpoikaismuseo Yli-Kirra

11
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Sarkanniemi Theme Park (in Tampere), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Turku (Turku Cathedral, Turku Castle, & more). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Lempaala to Helsinki in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Turku, Nuuksio National Park, Porvoo Old Town, Sarkanniemi Theme Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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