9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Mustasaari
— 1 night
4
Lahti
— 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.
For shopping fun, head to Old Market Hall or Marimekko. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Pack the 29th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Senate Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki road trip planner.

Nairobi, Kenya to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Nairobi to Helsinki, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nairobi in August, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites 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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku attractions site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mustasaari trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Mustasaari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In September, daily temperatures in Mustasaari can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to 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 3rd (Mon), hit the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center and then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lahti online trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Lahti. In September, daytime highs in Lahti are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time 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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