15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bologna
Fly + Drive:  14 h 30 min
1
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Bologna

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 Paha-Koli Hill and Pielinen. And it doesn't end there: hike along Akka-Koli Hill, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukko-Koli Hill, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

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Bologna, Italy to Koli National Park is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bologna to Koli National Park. Traveling from Bologna in July, you will find days in Koli National Park are cooler (24°C), and nights are a bit cooler (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 16th (Tue), browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, view the masterpieces at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, then stroll around Hupisaaret Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Oulu route planning app.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Oulu are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Bock’s Corner Brewery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko, then explore the world behind art at Tikanoja Art Museum, and finally examine the collection at Terranova.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vaasa trip maker.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Vaasa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, and then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Pori route planner.

Drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Shopping Parks Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Head to Turun Kauppahalli and Galleria Joellafor plenty of shopping. Step out of Turku with an excursion to Teijo National Park in Pernio--about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, and stay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Turku trip planner.

Getting from Pori to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Naantali Old Town
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, take a stroll through Katajanokka, buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre, and don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park.

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Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

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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