12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Muscat
Fly:  18 h 45 min
1
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Muscat

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Tikanoja Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Bock’s Corner Brewery, and finally sample the fine beverages at Kyr0 Distillery Company.

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Muscat, Oman to Vaasa is an approximately 20- hour flight. Traveling from Muscat to Vaasa, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Muscat in July; daily highs in Vaasa reach 23°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kyr0 Distillery Company
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Kyr0 Distillery Company ©
Kyr0 Distillery Company
Bock’s Corner Brewery ©
Bock’s Corner Brewery

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with Pori Art Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Pori sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July in Pori, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Visiting Teijo National Park and Vepsa Island will get you outdoors. Shop till you drop at Kauppakeskus Mylly and Galleria Joella. There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, gain insight at Turku Cathedral, and take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Turku sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Naantali, Teijo National Park, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

5
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.
For shopping fun, head to Market Square Kauppatori or Kamppi Shopping Centre. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). Pack the 20th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take a stroll through Katajanokka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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