12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rock Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, stroll through Aurinkolahti Beach, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki driving holiday planning website .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in June: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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 14th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 16th (Sun), stroll through Yyteri Beach, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirjurinluoto.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Pori trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Pori sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 17th (Mon), get great views at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Vaasa journey site .

You can drive from Pori to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. On your second day here, stop by Kauppakeskus Iso Myy, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, and then trek along Ukko-Koli Hill.

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You can drive from Vaasa to Koli National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. In June in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Joensuu
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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