17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Naantali
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 4 nights
3
Vaasa
— 3 nights
4
Joensuu
— 3 nights
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights

2
nights
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thenget your game on at Moomin World, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, thentrek along Bike Rental - by Carfield, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Naantali vacation builder website.

Barcelona, Spain to Naantali is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Naantali due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect nights in Naantali to be much colder, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Naantali

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Turku
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel ©
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Escape the urban bustle at Hatanpaa Arboretum and Yyteri Beach. Kids will enjoy Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa (in Sastamala) and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere day trip site.

Drive from Naantali to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, Yyteri Beach, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

3
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Take a break from the city and head to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Setterbergin Puisto. Change things up with these side-trips from Vaasa: Wallsports Areena Seinajoki (in Seinajoki) and Powerpark (in Harma). It doesn't end there: stroll through Bjorko-Panike Hiking Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vaasa trip planner.

You can take a train from Tampere to Vaasa in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bjorko-Panike Hiking Trail, Wallsports Areena Seinajoki, Powerpark
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Powerpark ©
Powerpark
Setterbergin Puisto ©
Setterbergin Puisto

3
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Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Step out of the city life by going to Paha-Koli Hill and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Joensuu: Koli National Park (Pielinen, Uhrihalkeama, &more) and Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto (in Lieksa).

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Joensuu day trip planner.

Drive from Vaasa to Joensuu in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Temppeliaukio Church and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. Pack the 29th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Joensuu to Helsinki with the Route module. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

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