11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Pori
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Oulu
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Lieksa
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Paris

1
day
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea, then get engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pori itinerary planner .

Paris, France to Pori is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Pori. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Paris in July; daily highs in Pori reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Museums Parks

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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip website .

Drive from Pori to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature
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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): enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then walk around Hupisaaret Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Oulun Taidemuseo, see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, and then explore the activities along Koitelinkoski.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Oulu trip planner .

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Oulu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Oulu are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Koitelinkoski
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Safaris
Koitelinkoski ©
Koitelinkoski

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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Uhrihalkeama, stroll through Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, and then stroll through Herajarvi Hiking Trail. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Akka-Koli Hill and then get outside with Neitikoski Rapids.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lieksa route planner .

Getting from Oulu to Lieksa by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. In July in Lieksa, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up 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
Uhrihalkeama ©
Uhrihalkeama

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukion Church. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Kotka (Kotka Church, Linden Esplanade, & more). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Taidekoti Kirpila, make a trip to Senate Square, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

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Explore your travel options from Lieksa to Helsinki with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can 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
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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