12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Muscat
Fly + Drive:  20​h 15​min
1
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Vaasa
— 1 day
3
Pori
— 2 nights
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Muscat

1
night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
On the 12th (Fri), look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa, then hike along Akka-Koli Hill, and then hike along Paha-Koli Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Koli National Park trip builder app .

Muscat, Oman to Koli National Park is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Muscat in July, things will get cooler in Koli National Park: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 14th (Sun), step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

Discover how to plan a Vaasa trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Vaasa in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. In July, daytime highs in Vaasa are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

2
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 15th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, and finally perfect your strike at Space Bowling & Billiards.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Pori day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Pori takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Ruokapuoti Lumo ©
Ruokapuoti Lumo

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 17th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then get your game on at Moomin World, and then take a stroll through Naantali Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip builder .

Drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Naantali
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

4
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.
Rock Church and Katajanokka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Market Square Kauppatori, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online route planner .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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