8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Lahti
— 1 night
3
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
4
Tampere
— 1 night

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.
Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Visit Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market Hall, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, visit Ullanlinna, and browse the different shops at Flamingo Entertainment Center.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online trip itinerary builder.

St. Petersburg, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 4.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

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

1
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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 11th (Wed): admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain and then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Lahti road trip website.

Take a train from Helsinki to Lahti in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Lahti, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Lahti

Shopping
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Mustasaari road trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lahti to Mustasaari. In April in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and then stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, get a taste of the local shopping with Laukko Manor, and then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tampere online visit planner.

Getting from Mustasaari to Tampere by car takes about 4 hours. April in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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