From  £2385
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Take an afternoon guided boat trip to Päijänne National Park’s biggest island, Kelvenne and enjoy a picnic lunch around an open fire.
  • Not recommended for the acrophobics amongst you, but head up to Suurmäki Observation Deck at the top of Lahti Ski Jump tower for amazing views!
  • Drive along the most scenic route in Finland from Lehmonkärki along roads 314, 612 and 610 to Varjola
  • Explore Jyväskylä, a city that follows in the footsteps of the world-famous architect Alvar Aalto
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Land of 1000 Lakes Fly-Drive

10 Day Tour, from £2385 per person

Head out to Finland’s pristine wilderness on this summer fly-drive that combines the beauty of three regions of Finland's vast Lakeland area: Lahti, Jyväskylä and Tampere. With over 188,000 lakes Finland has certainly earned its nickname “the land of a thousand lakes”.

And as Visit Finland state “Love the Finnish nature like a local and you will be rewarded in return with beauty and serenity.”

On this fly-drive itinerary you will stay in quaint cabins, luxurious guesthouses and grand manor houses whilst enjoying activities such as kayaking, white water rafting and cycling. There is also ample opportunity to enjoy unique cultural experiences such as viewing splendid Finnish art at the Serlachius Museum and learning about Finland’s most famous architect and designer at the Alvar Aalto Museum. Visit the world’s only Moomin Museum, which has a new permanent home in the newly renovated Tampere Hall. And because it’s Finland, make sure you take the time to enjoy a sauna experience or three!


Tour Itinerary

Cosy Log Cabin at Lehmonkärki Resort - Finland

Collect your hire car upon arrival at Helsinki airport and drive to the town of Asikkala, about 140 Km from the Finnish capital. Check in for three nights at a cosy log cabin and spend the evening at leisure enjoying the surrounding nature or relaxing in your private sauna. (140Km)

Kelvenne Island - Finland

After a hearty breakfast, embark on a guided boat trip excursion to Päijänne National Park’s biggest island, Kelvenne. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch and, upon return to the mainland, spend the rest of the day exploring Päijänne National Park. (B,L) (100Km)

Lahti Harbour - Finland

Today is free for you to drive and discover Lahti and its surroundings at your own pace. Perhaps start off by visiting Lahti Marina area. See its Wooden architecture park, Pro wooden gallery and Sibelius hall, and why not taking a break in one of the numerous cafeterias or browsing through its handicraft shops and design boutiques. Learn more about local products and wines by visiting Kinnari farm and local winery Viini-Pihamaa, conveniently located at just 15 minutes' drive from Lahti, or delve into Finnish culture by visiting one of the many museums in town.  (B) (50Km)

Pulkkilanharju Scenic Route  - Finland

Enter the Jyväskylä region and drive to Laukaa via the most scenic route in Finland, about 180 Km from Lahti. On arrival, check in for two nights at your accommodation in Laukaa. (B) (180Km)

Canoeing - Finland

Today is free for you to relax or to embark on optional activities. Whether you like hiking through green forests, quad biking or simply enjoying a peaceful boat river cruise - this beautiful location offers endless possibilities. Ask one of our Finland specialists for more details. (B) (0Km)

Jyväskylä - Finland

After breakfast, head to the town of Jyväskylä, also known for the world-famous architect Alvar Aalto. On arrival, take a stroll through its beautiful shopping centre, the Old Toivola courtyard, before checking in to your accommodation for an overnight stay. (B) (30Km)

Petäjävesi Old Church - Finland

Continue driving towards Tampere and en route opt for a visit to Petäjävesi Old Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or to Serlachius Museums Gösta. Upon arrival, check in to your accommodation in Tampere for three nights. (B) (180Km)

Aerial View of Tampere - Finland

Spend two days exploring the bustling city of Tampere. Perhaps experience Finnish public saunas at Rajaportti, the oldest public sauna in Finland, or Kaupinoja, located on lake Näsijärvi. Walk through Finlayson area, also known as the old town, which offers an interesting peek into the industrial history of the city. Continue to Näsinneula Observation Tower, the tallest building in Tampere, or opt to visit one of the many museums in town, as the Moomin Museum or the Finnish Labour Museum Werstas. (B) (0Km)

Industrial Buildings in Tampere - Finland

Today, keep on exploring Tampere or choose to embark on one of the many optional excursions available in the area. Perhaps set off on a cruise on Lake Pyhäjärvi or, if you feel more adventurous, take a canoe or a kayak and enjoy the wide waters of Näsijärvi Lake just in front of the city centre.  Ask one of our Finland specialists for more activity options. (B) (0Km)

DAY 10
Helsinki - Finland

After breakfast, drive back to Helsinki airport via Littala village to return your hire car and flight back to the UK. (B) (180Km)

Pricing Information

10 day tour, from £2385 per person

Price Includes

  • Return international flights between the UK and Helsinki
  • All airport taxes and security charges
  • 9 nights accommodation in various login cabins, guesthouses and hotels
  • Car Hire (Ford Focus or similar), including pick-up/drop-off from Helsinki airport*
  • Excursion - Guided boat trip to Kelvenne island
  • Meals as specified by BLD (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

*Please call us on 020 7666 1290 for full details and conditions of car hire

Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional Excursions
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Price Notes

  • Price based on two adults sharing on stays between May and September 2024 and there may be supplements for travel in peak season or flight fare fluctuations. Speak to your Regent Specialist for details or to upgrade your car.
  • Price per child (4-12 years old) starts from £995.
  • Please note that distances in Km displayed on the itinerary are purely indicative and may vary.
  • This is an example itinerary accompanied by a guide price. If you would like alternative options, or if you have a higher or lower budget than the guide price, please ring one of our travel specialists on 0207 666 1290 and we can tailor this trip to suit your precise requirements.

Tour Route Map

  1. Finland, Helsinki
  2. Finland, Lahti
  3. Finland, Varjola
  4. Finland, Jyvaskyla
  5. Finland, Tampere
  6. Finland, Helsinki

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