10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 16th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle and then identify plant and animal life at Vepsa Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella, then get a taste of the local shopping with Photographic Centre Peri, then soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally wander the streets of Naantali Old Town.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Turku is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Turku, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in May, with highs in Turku at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Vaasa trip itinerary site .

Drive from Turku to Vaasa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
On the 19th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen and then hike along Paha-Koli Hill. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama, look for all kinds of wild species at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, then look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa, and finally trek along Akka-Koli Hill.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip planner .

Getting from Vaasa to Koli National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors 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

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.
Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Okra. Rock Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, don't miss a visit to Market Square Kauppatori, and wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki vacation maker tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Koli National Park to Helsinki. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to 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
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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