10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
2
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Pori
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Brussels

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Rock Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning site .

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Helsinki is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Take a break from the city and head to Paha-Koli Hill and Ukko-Koli Hill. Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip itinerary tool .

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park with the Route module. In July in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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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
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 26th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pori road trip planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Pori in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

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

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 27th (Sat), head off the coast to Vepsa Island, explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum, and then wander the streets of Naantali Old Town. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Turku online route planner .

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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