15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly + Drive:  20​h
1
Naantali
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Tampere
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Joensuu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Lagos

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 1st (Tue): stroll through The Archipelago Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island, and then get your game on at Moomin World.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Naantali journey maker website .

Lagos, Nigeria to Naantali is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Lagos to Naantali, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Naantali is much colder than Lagos - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Naantali

Theme Parks Trails Parks

Side Trip

Turku
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kids will enjoy Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Rauhaniemi Beach. Step out of Tampere with an excursion to Ahvenisto in Hameenlinna--about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, get your game on at Portaali VR, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Naantali to Tampere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ahvenisto
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, then examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, and then look and learn at Meteoriihi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): head outdoors with Edvinin Taidepuisto Ja Korsukyla and then get outside with Setterbergin Puisto.

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Traveling by train from Tampere to Vaasa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Outdoors Wildlife Nature
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Meteoriihi ©
Meteoriihi
Setterbergin Puisto ©
Setterbergin Puisto

3
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Step out of Joensuu to go to Koli and see Koli Shop Retkitupa, which is approximately 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: hike along Paha-Koli Hill, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, take an unorthodox tour of Uhrihalkeama, and enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Joensuu planning website .

Getting from Vaasa to Joensuu by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly. In October in Joensuu, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Trails Outdoors

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

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Joensuu to Helsinki. When traveling from Joensuu in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Theme Parks

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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