11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Joensuu
— 2 nights
2
Vaasa
— 2 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights

2
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Visiting Paha-Koli Hill and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Joensuu: Koli National Park (Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, Rasavaara Observation tower, &more), Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto (in Lieksa) and Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli).

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Joensuu trip itinerary planning tool.

New Delhi, India to Joensuu is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Joensuu due to the time zone difference. In September, Joensuu is cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, then step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, and then view the masterpieces at Tikanoja Art Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, trek along Bjorko-Panike Hiking Trail, and then get outside with Setterbergin Puisto.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Vaasa takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bjorko-Panike Hiking Trail
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko
Tikanoja Art Museum ©
Tikanoja Art Museum

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Pori trip planner.

Getting from Vaasa to Pori by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

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.
For shopping fun, head to Market Square Kauppatori or Galleria Lapinlahti. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and look for gifts at Artisaani.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki journey planning app.

Drive from Pori to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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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