9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ibadan
Fly:  23 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Ibadan

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.
For shopping fun, head to Old Market Hall or Boss Shop. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, stroll through Aurinkolahti Beach, and look for gifts at Marimekko.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip builder tool.

Ibadan, Nigeria to Helsinki is an approximately 25- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from West Africa Standard Time (WAT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Ibadan in October, with highs in Helsinki at 10°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Beaches Parks Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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 9th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Turku trip planning website.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Beaches
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 10th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach.

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Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October in Tampere, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mustasaari journey planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Mustasaari takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
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 12th (Fri), get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, hit the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, and then see the interesting displays at Apulandia.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lahti trip itinerary planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Lahti. October in Lahti sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Apulandia ©
Apulandia
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

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