7 days in Turku, Lahti & Asikkala Itinerary

7 days in Turku, Lahti & Asikkala Itinerary

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7 days in Turku, Lahti & Asikkala Itinerary

Start: Turku
1
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Lahti
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Asikkala
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Turku

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 18th (Sun): get your game on at Moomin World, explore the galleries of Turku Castle, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, and finally don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Turku vacation maker .

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major airport is Turku Airport. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

3
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 20th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Hame Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Hollola, then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, and finally see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): admire the striking features of Lahti City Hall and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lahti trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Turku to Lahti in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Asikkala.

Things to do in Lahti

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hame Castle, Church of Hollola, Repovesi National Park, Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

2
nights
Asikkala

Asikkala ©
Asikkala is a municipality of Finland. On the 22nd (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Vaaksy Canal. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Hauhon kirkko, identify plant and animal life at Evo Hiking Area, and then do a tasting at Pihamaa Estate & Winery.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Asikkala attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Lahti to Asikkala takes an hour. In August in Asikkala, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will leave for home on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Asikkala

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Hameenlinna
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Vaaksy Canal ©
Vaaksy Canal
Evo Hiking Area ©
Evo Hiking Area
Hauhon kirkko ©
Hauhon kirkko

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