11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive
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Pori
— 1 night
Drive
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Turku
— 4 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Vaasa

Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 12th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Vaasa tour planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Vaasa is an approximately 15-hour flight. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in August; daily highs in Vaasa reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip

1
night
Pori

Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and then explore the world behind art at Pori Art Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori journey planner.

You can drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping
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4
nights
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Popular historic sites such as Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral are in your itinerary. Visit Bellevue Beach and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna for some beach relaxation. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Teijo National Park in Pernio, about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Turku driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

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4
nights
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 some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Temppeliaukio Church and The Esplanadi Park. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). Pack the 21st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the striking features of Pohjolan toimitalo, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and stop by Ullanlinna.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Theme Parks

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Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Castles
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."