8 days in Helsinki & Lahti Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Lahti Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Lahti
— 3 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Room Escape Games and Kansallisgalleria. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail & Linden Esplanade). Pack the 22nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, make a trip to Market Square Kauppatori, look for gifts at Pien Shop & Bar, and have some family-friendly fun at True VR.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki journey planning website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Helsinki. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo Old Town
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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Explore hidden gems such as Repovesi National Park and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry. Get out of town with these interesting Lahti side-trips: Pihamaa Estate & Winery (in Asikkala), Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa) and Paijatsalo Trail (in Sysma). There's more to do: let the kids burn off some steam at Laune Central Park and ponder the design of Musical Fountain.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lahti trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Lahti takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Lahti sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pihamaa Estate & Winery, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Stromforsin Ruukki, Repovesi National Park, Paijatsalo Trail
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Paijatsalo Trail ©
Paijatsalo Trail
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

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