16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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16 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Sotkamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Kouvola
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Mumbai


3
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.
Visiting Nuuksio National Park and Korkeasaari Zoo will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

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Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in August, expect nights in Helsinki to be colder, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): browse the collection at Turku City Library, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Turku journey builder tool .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and finally step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tampere route builder app .

Take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Pori travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
On the 23rd (Fri), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Vaasa driving holiday website .

Traveling by car from Pori to Vaasa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): hunt for treasures at Kauppahalli, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park, and finally kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Oulu attractions planner.

Getting from Vaasa to Oulu by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Room Escape Games

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nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka, get great views at Vuokatinvaara, and then kick back and relax at Venajanhiekka. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hiidenportti National Park.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Sotkamo trip maker app .

Drive from Oulu to Sotkamo in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Vuokatinvaara, Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Hiukka ©
Hiukka

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, then explore the activities along Pielinen, and then trek along Paha-Koli Hill.

Plan trip to Koli National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Sotkamo to Koli National Park in 2.5 hours. August in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kouvola travel planning app .

Getting from Koli National Park to Kouvola by car takes about 5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kouvola are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

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