11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
2
Vaasa
— 1 day
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Get outdoors at Paha-Koli Hill and Pielinen. There's much more to do: trek along Akka-Koli Hill, take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, and explore the striking landscape at Uhrihalkeama.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Rome, Italy to Koli National Park is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Koli National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 22nd (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Vaasa road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Vaasa takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 23rd (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Pori road trip site.

Getting from Vaasa to Pori by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Pori are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

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 24th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vepsa Island.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Turku day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

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

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