11 days in Helsinki & Vaasa Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki & Vaasa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 7 nights
2
Vaasa
— 3 nights

7
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Arboretum Mustila. You'll get in some beach time at Bellevue Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Kotka (Lehman, Aijanniemi Beach, &more), Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island). Next up on the itinerary: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and get lost in a book at Oodi Central Library.

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Riga, Latvia to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Kotka, Hanko, Teijo National Park, Nuuksio National Park, Arboretum Mustila
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

3
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, then step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, and then trek along Bjorko-Panike Hiking Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Setterbergin Puisto, explore the fascinating underground world of Wolf Cave, and then get outside with Edvinin Taidepuisto Ja Korsukyla.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vaasa journey site.

You can fly from Helsinki to Vaasa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Wolf Cave, Bjorko-Panike Hiking Trail
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Wolf Cave ©
Wolf Cave
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Hietasaaren uimaranta

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