12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Brussels

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.
Pack the 3rd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, make a trip to Senate Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

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Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Helsinki is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, museums, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, hike along Paha-Koli Hill, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, and see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Koli National Park journey planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Koli National Park. In June, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then look for gifts at LAURI, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi tour planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
On the 9th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Vaasa online journey maker .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Vaasa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail, and then don't miss a visit to Kultaranta Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Turku trip builder app .

Drive from Vaasa to Turku in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Naantali
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

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