11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Tampere
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Vaasa
— 1 night
5
Koli National Park
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 12th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tampere online tour itinerary planner.

Izmir, Turkey to Tampere is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Izmir to Tampere. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Izmir in August: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 14th (Wed), kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally wander the streets of Naantali Old Town. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Kurjenrahka National Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vepsa Island.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip planning website.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Pori trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

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

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 17th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Vaasa online itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Pori to Vaasa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Uhrihalkeama, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then hike along Akka-Koli Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa, then hike along Herajarvi Hiking Trail, and then hike along Paha-Koli Hill.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Vaasa to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In August, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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Helsinki

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temppeliaukio Church and The Esplanadi Park. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, visit Ullanlinna, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker site.

Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki with the Route module. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 22:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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