13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Geneva
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
1
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Naantali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Lieksa
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Geneva

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Venture out of the city with trips to Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna) and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum and have some family-friendly fun at Irti Maasta Tampere.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary app .

Geneva, Switzerland to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Geneva in August: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Naantali.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Ahvenisto, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto

1
night
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 19th (Mon): pedal to the sights with Bike Rental - by Carfield, find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island, and then get your game on at Moomin World.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Naantali day trip site .

Traveling by car from Tampere to Naantali takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. August in Naantali sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Naantali

Theme Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trip

Bike Rental - by Carfield
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1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, and then head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Vaasa trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Naantali to Vaasa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©

4
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. Step out of Lieksa to go to Koli and see Koli Shop Retkitupa, which is approximately 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: hike along Paha-Koli Hill, look for all kinds of wild species at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, and Head underground at Pirunkirkko.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Lieksa attractions planner.

Getting from Vaasa to Lieksa by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In August in Lieksa, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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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.
Attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online travel planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lieksa to Helsinki. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time 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
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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