9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Torshavn, Streymoy
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
2
Lahti
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Torshavn, Streymoy

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Korkeasaari Zoo and Hietaranta Beach. Fortress of Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, enjoy some friendly competition at Flamingo Entertainment Centre, look for gifts at Marimekko, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner .

Torshavn, Faroe Islands to Helsinki is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Torshavn to Helsinki is 2 hours. While traveling from Torshavn, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough 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
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 2nd (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, stop by Pioni Ja Piironki, and then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

For other places to visit and tourist information, read our Lahti trip planner.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Lahti takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Lahti, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Hollola
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Kinnarin Tila & Pioni Ja Piironki ©

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 3rd (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Mustasaari online trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lahti to Mustasaari. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip builder tool .

Getting from Mustasaari to Turku by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly. October in Turku sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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