12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Naantali
— 2 nights
2
Rauma
— 1 night
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
4
Saariselka
— 1 night
5
Lieksa
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

2
nights
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenmake a trip to Kultaranta Garden, and then hike along The Archipelago Trail. On the next day, browse the collection at Turku City Library, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, thenbrowse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and finally wander the streets of Naantali Old Town.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Naantali travel route app.

Helsinki to Naantali is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Turku
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

1
night
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 18th (Thu), stroll the grounds of Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, thenget to know the fascinating history of Old Rauma, thenstop by Ruokapuoti Lumo, and finally examine the collection at Marela Museum House.

Make your Rauma itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Naantali to Rauma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Rauma, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum ©
Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 19th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vaasa road trip app.

Traveling by car from Rauma to Vaasa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): hike along Ruijanpolku Trail, hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Vaasa to Saariselka by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

2
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. Explore Lieksa's surroundings by going to Koli National Park (Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, Uhrihalkeama, &more) and Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, make a trip to Paateri, and take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lieksa online tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Saariselka to Lieksa. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

3
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to The Esplanadi Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Helsinki tour site.

Explore your travel options from Lieksa to Helsinki with the Route module. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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