10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Vantaa
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Naantali
— 1 night
5
Vaasa
— 2 nights

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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Paavolan Tammi in Lohjan Island, about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in May; daily highs in Helsinki reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Vantaa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Paavolan Tammi
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Labyrinth Games Room Escape ©
Labyrinth Games Room Escape
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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Vantaa

Vantaa ©
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
On the 18th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park and then have fun at VM Karting Center. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Vantaa trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Helsinki to Vantaa by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in Vantaa sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Vantaa

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Hiidenkirnut
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
VM Karting Center ©
VM Karting Center

1
night
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 20th (Wed): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thengrab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally trek along The Archipelago Trail.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Turku holiday planning tool.

Drive from Vantaa to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Turku sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Turku

Trails Museums Outdoors
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Room Escape Games
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

1
night
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. On the 21st (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Naantali museum, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, thenget in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naantali Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Naantali online vacation builder.

Naantali is just a stone's throw from Turku. May in Naantali sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Naantali

Neighborhoods Museums Theme Parks
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Naantali Church ©
Naantali Church
Naantali museum ©
Naantali museum

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 22nd (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko, explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, and then have some family-friendly fun at Makeitout.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Vaasa visit planning app.

Traveling by car from Naantali to Vaasa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. May in Vaasa sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

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