10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive
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Joensuu
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vaasa
— 1 night
Train
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Tampere
— 1 night
Drive
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Turku
— 1 night
Fly

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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), step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki tour itinerary planning site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, expect nights in Helsinki to be cooler, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Joensuu

Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma and Joensuu Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Ukko-Koli Hill and Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. Change things up with a short trip to Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail in Koli National Park (about 1h 5 min away). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, stop by Kauppakeskus Iso Myy, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Joensuu travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Joensuu in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. 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) to allow enough time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Trails

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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Hiking Trail
Ukko-Koli Hill
4.8

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Vaasa

Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vaasa holiday app.

Getting from Joensuu to Vaasa by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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1
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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 16th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Vaasa to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Wildlife Area
Hatanpaa Arboretum
4.9
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8

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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): visit Naantali Old Town, then get your game on at Moomin World, and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle and then get all the equipment you need at Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip app.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. 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 · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

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Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
History Museum
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
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Naantali Old Town ©
Neighborhood
Naantali Old Town
4.3

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