10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Joensuu
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
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.
On the 11th (Sun), brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. When traveling from Tel Aviv in August, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

4
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma and Joensuu Church. Visiting Ukko-Koli Hill and Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, stop by Kauppakeskus Iso Myy, and don't miss a visit to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Joensuu trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Joensuu. In August, daily temperatures in Joensuu can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vaasa trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Vaasa takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 16th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Tampere tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Vaasa to Tampere by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

1
night
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): don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town, then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip planner .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

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