9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tehran
Subway + Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h
2
Lahti
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + Subway:  15​h 30​min
End: Tehran

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.
Head to Old Market Hall and Marimekkofor some retail therapy. Pack the 21st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, enjoy some friendly competition at Flamingo Entertainment Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner .

Tehran, Iran to Helsinki is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Tehran to Helsinki, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Tehran in October: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall
Kamppi Shopping Centre ©
Kamppi Shopping Centre

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): stroll through Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, look for gifts at Pioni Ja Piironki, and then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lahti day trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Helsinki to Lahti in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Lahti sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

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 ©
Kinnarin Tila & Pioni Ja Piironki

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, see Santa Claus Office, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

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Traveling by combination of train and flight from Lahti to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lahti in October: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 3°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Fun & Games Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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