16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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16 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Marseille
Fly + train:  9​h
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Marseille

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Bring the kids along to Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary planner.

Marseille, France to Tampere is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Marseille to Tampere, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Tampere is little chillier than Marseille - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and then make a trip to Naantali Old Town.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip maker .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Naantali
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): admire the striking features of Palace of Junnelius, tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then stroll through Yyteri Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Pori travel route builder .

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Pori are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 10th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Hietasaaren uimaranta, examine the collection at Terranova, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bock’s Corner Brewery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Vaasa itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Pori to Vaasa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta
Bock’s Corner Brewery ©
Bock’s Corner Brewery

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Kids will enjoy Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. Get in touch with nature at Paha-Koli Hill and Uhrihalkeama.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park route planning app .

Getting from Vaasa to Koli National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Nuuksio National Park and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rock Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take a stroll through Katajanokka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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