13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Vaasa
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 1 night
4
Kajaani
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 Nuuksio National Park and Haagan Alppiruusupuisto will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Kallio Church and Hietaniemi Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula), Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius (in Jarvenpaa) and Hvittrask (in Kirkkonummi). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Johannes Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti), see the interesting displays at The Finnish Museum of Horology, and contemplate the long history of The Aalto House.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Kallio Church ©
Kallio Church
Johannes Church ©
Johannes Church

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Visiting Setterbergin Puisto and Hietasaaren uimaranta will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Salgrund Pilot Station and Stromso. Change things up with these side-trips from Vaasa: Pirunpesa (in Jalasjarvi), Isonkyron Vanha Kirkko (in Isokyro) and Saltkaret (in Mustasaari). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kasarmintori ja ortodoksinen kirkko, see the interesting displays at Stundars Museum, and head outdoors with Edvinin Taidepuisto Ja Korsukyla.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vaasa travel route planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Vaasa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

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Setterbergin Puisto ©
Setterbergin Puisto
Kasarmintori ja ortodoksinen kirkko ©
Kasarmintori ja ortodoksinen kirkko
Huutoniemen kirkko ©
Huutoniemen kirkko

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then take an in-depth tour of Samiland, then have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, and finally make a trip to Ounasjoki - River for activities.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Levi online attractions planner.

You can fly from Vaasa to Levi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vaasa in September, expect nights in Levi to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kajaani.

Things to do in Levi

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Samiland ©
Samiland
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING

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Kajaani

Kajaani ©
Kajaani is a town and municipality in Finland. Popular historic sites such as Paltaniemi Church and Kajaani Church are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto and Kajaani art museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kajaani: Hiidenportti National Park (in Sotkamo), Jyrkkakosken Ruukki (in Sonkajarvi) and Rokuan Kansallispuisto (in Ahmas).

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Drive from Levi to Kajaani in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. September in Kajaani sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kajaani

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Paltaniemi Church ©
Paltaniemi Church
Rokuan Kansallispuisto ©
Rokuan Kansallispuisto