5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
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Lahti
— 1 night
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Koli National Park
— 1 night
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Kuusamo
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki visit planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Helsinki. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): examine the collection at Radio and TV Museum, then see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, then take a leisurely stroll along Vesijärvi harbor, and finally enjoy some diversion at Laune Central Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Lahti using our trip planner.

Take a train from Helsinki to Lahti in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Lahti, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums · Fun & Games · Parks
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Laune Central Park ©
Laune Central Park
Vesijärvi harbor ©
Vesijärvi harbor

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): trek along Paha-Koli Hill, stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Koli National Park online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Lahti to Koli National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 20th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, then get outside with Karhunkierros, and finally explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo road trip planning site.

Getting from Koli National Park to Kuusamo by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Koli National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Kuusamo, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Nature · Outdoors · Parks
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

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