10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
2
Vaasa
— 1 day
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Tampere
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights

2
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Paha-Koli Hill and Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill, look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park online road trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Koli National Park is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Koli National Park. Traveling from Dubai in May, things will get much colder in Koli National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Trails

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

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Vaasa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Vaasa takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In May in Vaasa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 14th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Pori trip planner.

Drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Galleria Ronga ©
Galleria Ronga

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, wander the streets of Katajanokka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenshop like a local with Market Square Kauppatori, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online day trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

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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