12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Rantasalmi
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki

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.
Visiting Korkeasaari Zoo and Aurinkolahti Beach will get you outdoors. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. Pack the 13th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Helsinki. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

2
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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Ukko-Koli Hill and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Koli National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

2
nights
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rantasalmi trip planner.

Getting from Koli National Park to Rantasalmi by car takes about 3 hours. In June in Rantasalmi, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Olavinlinna Castle
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. On the next day, take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta, then examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, then get outside with Setterbergin Puisto, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Hietasaaren uimaranta.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mustasaari online vacation builder .

Drive from Rantasalmi to Mustasaari in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Rantasalmi in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Mustasaari: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Vaasa, Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta
Raippaluodon Silta ©
Raippaluodon Silta

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