5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
2
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Pittsburgh

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.
Shop till you drop at Old Market Hall and Marimekko. Get some historical perspective at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Rock Church. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ullanlinna, look for gifts at Marimekko, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online route planner .

Pittsburgh, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Pittsburgh to Helsinki, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Pittsburgh in August, things will get slightly colder in Helsinki: highs are around 69°F and lows about 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Lahti

Lahti
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lahti trip planner .

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Lahti takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. On the 17th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Outdoors Museums
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