11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 1 day
2
Pori
— 1 night
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
4
Oulu
— 1 night
5
Lieksa
— 3 nights
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
day
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thenkick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere road trip app.

Belfast, UK to Tampere is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Belfast to Tampere due to the time zone difference. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 10th (Wed), get your game on at Space Bowling & Billiards, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Pori day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Pori sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Space Bowling & Billiards ©
Space Bowling & Billiards

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 11th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Vaasa trip maker website.

Getting from Pori to Vaasa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Vaasa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 12th (Fri), walk around Hupisaaret Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach.

To plan Oulu vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Vaasa to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

3
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. Get in touch with nature at Paha-Koli Hill and Ukko-Koli Hill. Change things up with a short trip to Akka-Koli Hill in Koli National Park (about 1h 25 min away). There's more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lieksa visit planner.

You can drive from Oulu to Lieksa in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. In July, daytime highs in Lieksa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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.
Visiting Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Helsinki vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lieksa to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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