10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Doha
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Lieksa
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
5
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Doha

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then wander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary builder.

Doha, Qatar to Helsinki is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Doha to Helsinki. Traveling from Doha in August, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. On the 12th (Mon), get outside with Neitikoski Rapids and then trek along Akka-Koli Hill. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lieksa route planner.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Lieksa with the Route module. In August in Lieksa, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Akka-Koli Hill
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy and then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip website.

Drive from Lieksa to Rovaniemi in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Vaasa online tour planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Vaasa by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Turku.

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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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): stop by Naantali Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

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Drive from Vaasa to Turku in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

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