10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
3
Pori
— 1 day
4
Turku
— 2 nights

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki driving holiday planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

3
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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.
Get outdoors at Paha-Koli Hill and Ukko-Koli Hill. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Akka-Koli Hill, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, explore the striking landscape at Uhrihalkeama, and take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park route planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park. In July in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can 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. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pori Art Museum.

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You can drive from Koli National Park to Pori in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. July in Pori sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, thentake an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gain insight at Turku Cathedral, thenrelax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku day trip site.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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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