10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
4
Koli National Park
— 1 night

2
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Visit Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral for their historical value. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), stroll around The Esplanadi Park, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki holiday planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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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.
On the 10th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Photographic Centre Peri, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): stroll through The Archipelago Trail and then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku journey planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly

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night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 12th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vaasa trip planner.

Getting from Turku to Vaasa by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama, hike along Akka-Koli Hill, and then hike along Paha-Koli Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa, and then hike along Ukko-Koli Hill.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Koli National Park trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Vaasa to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In May, daytime highs in Koli National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

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