13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 1 night
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
3
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
5
Turku
— 1 day
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti and then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

For more things to do and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip itinerary planning site.

Riga, Latvia to Tampere is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Riga in April; daily highs in Tampere reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tallipihan Suklaapuoti ©
Tallipihan Suklaapuoti

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 17th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vaasa trip itinerary planning site.

Take a train from Tampere to Vaasa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Vaasa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Get outdoors at Ukko-Koli and Akka-Koli Hill. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, trek along Paha-Koli Hill, identify plant and animal life at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, and stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Koli National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In April in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Step out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Safaris. When in Akaslompolo, make a side trip to see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio, approximately Muonio away.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo day trip website.

Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Akaslompolo with the Route module. April in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris

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day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 24th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Photographic Centre Peri, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Akaslompolo to Turku in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Akaslompolo in April, expect nights in Turku to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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.
Do your shopping at Market Square Kauppatori and Artisaani. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, stop by Ullanlinna, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip site.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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