10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Suceava
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Suceava

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Nuuksio National Park.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker .

Suceava, Romania to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Suceava in August; daily highs in Helsinki reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

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Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Get outdoors at Paha-Koli Hill and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring nature at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Koli National Park trip builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Koli National Park. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Vaasa trip planner .

Getting from Koli National Park to Vaasa by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tampere day trip planning app .

You can take a train from Vaasa to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Turku route maker .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Wildlife Parks
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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