7 days in Helsinki & Lakeland Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Lakeland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
3
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Toronto

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Helsinki — 4 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Hakaniemi Market. Get a sense of the local culture at Temppeliaukio Church and Kallio Church. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

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Toronto, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Toronto in May, with highs in Helsinki at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Savonlinna.
Historic Sites · Museums · Adventure · Tours
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Savonlinna — 1 night

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 3rd (Fri), get outside with Outdoor Activities, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Lahti.
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 3:

Lahti — 1 night

Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lahti route planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lahti in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Lahti are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You will leave for home on the 4th (Sat).
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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