6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Lahti
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

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.
Get some cultural insight at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Rock Church. Shop till you drop at Hakaniemi Market and Flamingo Entertainment Centre. The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki vacation planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 40°F and lows are around 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 40°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Turku

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lahti travel route planner.

Drive from Turku to Lahti in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Lahti are 37°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

#Shopping
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

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