11 days in Southern Finland & Vantaa Itinerary

11 days in Southern Finland & Vantaa Itinerary

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Start: Southern Finland
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Southern Finland
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Vantaa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Southern Finland

7
nights
Southern Finland

Southern Finland ©
Home to some of Finland's most vibrant cities, Southern Finland brims with cultural and architectural tourist attractions, plus a quirky and lively nightlife scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Stromforsin Ruukki and Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry and Ungern and Rosen Fortresses. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Southern Finland: Loviisa (Svartholm Fortress, Laivasilta, &more), Eijas Garden (in Ruotsinpyhtaa) and Sirius Sport Resort (in Pyhtaa). Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut, pause for some serene contemplation at St Michael Church, stroll through Hiidenvuori, and get outside with King's Road.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Southern Finland online holiday planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Tampere-Pirkkala Airport and Turku Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Southern Finland can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel to Vantaa.

Things to do in Southern Finland

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Loviisa, Ruotsinpyhtaa, Pyhtaa, St Michael Church, Hiidenkirnut
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa

3
nights
Vantaa

Vantaa ©
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
Finnish Aviation Museum has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Finnish Aviation Museum, examine the collection at Vantaa City Museum, examine the collection at Vantaa Art Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Laurin kirkko, then engage your brain at Heureka, and finally explore the world behind art at Halosenniemi Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Vantaa itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Southern Finland to Vantaa takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vantaa

Wildlife Museums Nature

Side Trips

Halosenniemi Museum, Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum)
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Vantaa City Museum ©
Vantaa City Museum
Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum) ©
Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum)
Halosenniemi Museum ©
Halosenniemi Museum