6 days in Helsinki & Lahti Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Lahti Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Lahti
— 2 nights

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Temppeliaukio Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). Pack the 9th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker app.

Riga, Latvia to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

2
nights
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 11th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Pikku Vesijarvi, admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, thenexplore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Laune Central Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Hiidenvuori, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, and then ponder the world of politics at Lahti City Hall.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lahti day trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Lahti by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Lahti are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Hiidenvuori, Arboretum Mustila
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Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

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