12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Saariselka
— Few hours
2
Lieksa
— 2 nights
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
4
Pori
— 1 night
5
Tampere
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 2nd (Tue), look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop and then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka sightseeing planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Saariselka is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in June, things will get colder in Saariselka: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Saariselka

Nature Outdoors Winter Sports
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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nights
Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Visiting Akka-Koli Hill and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lieksa: Koli National Park (Uhrihalkeama, Herajarvi Hiking Trail, &more). There's more to do: head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids and identify plant and animal life at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lieksa trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Saariselka to Lieksa. Traveling from Saariselka in June, you will find days in Lieksa are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Vaasa holiday builder website.

Getting from Lieksa to Vaasa by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. June in Vaasa sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 7th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Pori trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Pori, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

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

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 8th (Mon), stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tampere travel planner.

Getting from Pori to Tampere by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. June in Tampere sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Bellevue Beach. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Inkoon kirkko in Inkoo, approximately Inkoo away. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Fri).

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Inkoon kirkko, Bellevue Beach
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

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