11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Naantali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nuuksio National Park and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

1
night
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. On the 24th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail, get your game on at Moomin World, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Naantali trip planning site .

Getting from Helsinki to Naantali by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Naantali

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Turku
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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Traveling by car from Naantali to Vaasa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, museums, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Paha-Koli Hill, hike along Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and identify plant and animal life at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Koli National Park visit planner.

Drive from Vaasa to Koli National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 29th (Thu), get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): catch some excitement at Feelapland, then stop by LAURI, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

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You can drive from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Nature
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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