15 days in Vaasa & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Vaasa & Helsinki Itinerary

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Vaasa
— 3 nights
2
Helsinki
— 11 nights

3
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Museum-lovers will get to explore Stundars Museum and Arctic Museum Nanoq. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Terranova and Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Vaasa side-trips: Neristan (Old Wooden Town) (in Kokkola) and Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen (in Tuuri). Spend the 30th (Sat) among the memorable landscape of Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. The adventure continues: make a splash at Tropiclandia.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Vaasa trip itinerary tool.

Moscow, Russia to Vaasa is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Moscow to Vaasa is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in March, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Arctic Museum Nanoq, Neristan (Old Wooden Town), Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen, Stundars Museum
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum
Arctic Museum Nanoq ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq

11
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 a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Let the collections at Galerie Forsblom and Kansallisgalleria capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Jarvenpaa (Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius & Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo), Kotka (Art Gallery Merila & Linden Esplanade) and Porvoo (Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, Nasin Kartanon Galleria, &more). There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, buy something for everyone on your list at Jumbo Shopping Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and shop like a local with ARTag Gallery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Vaasa to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. March in Helsinki sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vantaa, Porvoo, Jarvenpaa, Kotka, Lahti
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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