11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Take a break from the city and head to Paha-Koli Hill and Pielinen. You'll get in some beach time at Utra Beach and Honkaniemi Beach. Take a break from Joensuu with a short trip to Ukko-Koli Hill in Koli National Park, about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Utransaari/ The Utra Island and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joensuu Church.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Joensuu online route planner.

Helsinki to Joensuu is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also drive. In July in Joensuu, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

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

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. Visiting Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and Herajarvi Hiking Trail will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lieksa: Koli National Park (Akka-Koli Hill, Uhrihalkeama, &more). There's more to do: get outside with Neitikoski Rapids.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lieksa tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Joensuu to Lieksa in 2 hours. In July in Lieksa, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park.

Plan my day in Oulu using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Lieksa to Oulu in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Oulu

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

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 26th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vaasa holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Vaasa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 27th (Sat), kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and then examine the collection at Villa Mairea.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Pori day trip tool.

You can drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July in Pori, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach

2
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.
On the 28th (Sun), take a stroll through Katajanokka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Pori to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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