11 days in Southern Finland & Vantaa Itinerary

11 days in Southern Finland & Vantaa Itinerary

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Route & dates

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 Laivasilta. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa and Ungern and Rosen Fortresses. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Southern Finland: Loviisa (Svartholm Fortress & Loviisa Maritime Museum), Pyhtaa (Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry & Sirius Sport Resort) and Eijas Garden (in Ruotsinpyhtaa). Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut, cruise along King's Road, stroll through Hiidenvuori, and pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Southern Finland online travel route 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, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You will leave for Vantaa on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Southern Finland

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Loviisa, Ruotsinpyhtaa, Pyhtaa, Hiidenvuori, Valkmusa National Park
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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, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Laurin kirkko, thenengage 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.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, 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

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Halosenniemi Museum, Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum)
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Finnish Aviation Museum ©
Finnish Aviation Museum
Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum) ©
Halosenniemi Museum ©
Halosenniemi Museum