8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  15​h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Lahti
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h
End: Seattle

4
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.
Fortress of Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Korkeasaari Zoo will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and stop by Boss Shop.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary maker app .

Seattle, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Seattle to Helsinki, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Seattle in December, with highs in Helsinki at 37°F and lows at 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

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
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Mustasaari trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Mustasaari. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: highs in Mustasaari hover around 32°F, while lows dip to 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 14th (Fri), hit the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center and then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lahti online driving holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mustasaari to Lahti. In December, daily temperatures in Lahti can reach 30°F, while at night they dip to 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

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