7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h
End: Mexico City

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fortress of Suomenlinna and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Visit Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market Hall, stop by Boss Shop, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour planner .

Mexico City, Mexico to Helsinki is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Mexico City to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In March, Helsinki is much colder than Mexico City - with highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Beaches Outdoors Parks

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Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock 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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): make a trip to Musical Fountain, get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and then see the interesting displays at Lahti Art Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Lahti trip planning site .

Take a train from Helsinki to Lahti in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Lahti are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Lahti

Shopping Museums
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere attractions planner.

You can drive from Lahti to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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