15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
2
Oulu
— 1 night
3
Vaasa
— 2 nights
4
Pori
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 3 nights
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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 Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. The adventure continues: trek along Akka-Koli Hill, explore the activities along Pielinen, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukko-Koli Hill, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park trip maker tool.

Bologna, Italy to Koli National Park is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Bologna, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Koli National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time 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, thenstroll around Hupisaaret Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach.

For maps, more things to do, 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 °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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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, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko, thenexplore the world behind art at Tikanoja Art Museum, and finally examine the collection at Terranova.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, 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 train; or fly. In July in Vaasa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

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.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, 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 °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Shopping Beaches Parks
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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 traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, 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 °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

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. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, look for gifts at Artisaani, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip website.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time 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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