11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Pori
— 1 day
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
3
Oulu
— 2 nights
4
Lieksa
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights

1
day
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): examine the collection at Villa Mairea, take an in-depth tour of Rosenlew Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Pori trip maker site.

Paris, France to Pori is an approximately 14-hour flight. 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. Traveling from Paris in July, things will get a bit cooler in Pori: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea
Rosenlew Museum ©
Rosenlew Museum

1
night
Vaasa

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

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Pori to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): stroll through Nallikari Beach and then walk around Hupisaaret Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Oulun Taidemuseo, examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, and then explore the activities along Koitelinkoski.

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You can drive from Vaasa to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Koitelinkoski
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Koitelinkoski ©
Koitelinkoski
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

2
nights
Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. On the 25th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama, then stroll through Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, and then trek along Herajarvi Hiking Trail. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill and then get outside with Neitikoski Rapids.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lieksa trip builder.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Lieksa takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Herajarvi Hiking Trail ©
Herajarvi Hiking Trail

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 Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Riverside Park. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Kotka (Kotka Church, Linden Esplanade, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Taidekoti Kirpila, make a trip to Senate Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip maker website.

Explore your travel options from Lieksa to Helsinki with the Route module. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Kotka
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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