15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Turku
— 1 night
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Vaasa
— 3 nights
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Koli National Park
— 3 nights
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Kotka
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 5 nights

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Turku Biological Museum and then see what you can catch with VMB Fishing. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at Flowpark Turku.

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Zurich, Switzerland to Turku is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Turku due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in April, expect Turku to be little chillier, temps between 9°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors · Tours · Fun & Games · Museums

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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Flowpark Turku ©
Flowpark Turku

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. When in Vaasa, make a side trip to see Saltkaret in Mustasaari, approximately Mustasaari away. Spend the 16th (Fri) among the memorable landscape of Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at Zip Adventure Park, fly down the slopes at Ojberget, snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta, and see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Vaasa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Zip Adventure Park ©
Zip Adventure Park
Ojberget ©
Ojberget

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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.
Step out of Koli National Park with an excursion to Paalasmaan Surukivi in Juuka--about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: fly down the slopes at Ukko-Koli, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, trot along with Matkailutila Paimentupa, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Koli National Park route planner.

You can drive from Vaasa to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in April, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids

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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, then steep yourself in history at Kotka Church, and finally hike along Santalahti Nature Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park, then walk around Riverside Park, and finally identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kotka travel route planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Kotka in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip app.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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