17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 11 nights
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 2 nights

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 some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Helsinki Cathedral and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola) and Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail, Riverside Park, &more). Spend the 13th (Fri) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

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Sydney, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Espoo, Kotka, Naantali Old Town, Arboretum Mustila, Turku Castle
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): examine the collection at Vaasa Car & Motor Museum, then see the interesting displays at Terranova, then examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Bock’s Corner Brewery.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vaasa tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Vaasa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
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Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum
Vaasa Car & Motor Museum ©
Vaasa Car & Motor Museum
Bock’s Corner Brewery ©
Bock’s Corner Brewery

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere day trip planning site.

You can take a train from Vaasa to Tampere in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Historic Sites · Spas
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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