19 days in Finland Itinerary

19 days in Finland Itinerary

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19 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Kuopio
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Montreal

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 25th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park, then kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, and then tour or see a game at Oulu Climbing Centre. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, then see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then see the interesting displays at Kierikki Stone Age Centre, and finally explore the ancient world of Kierikkikeskus.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Oulu road trip planning site .

Montreal, Canada to Oulu is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Montreal to Oulu due to the time zone difference. In June, Oulu is little chillier than Montreal - with highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kierikki Stone Age Centre
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Kierikkikeskus ©
Kierikkikeskus

4
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Get outdoors at Kolovesi National Park and Pielinen. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Venajanhiekka and Puijo Tower. Change things up with these side-trips from Kuopio: Tahko Farmi (in Tahkovuori) and Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi). It doesn't end there: have fun at Vainolanniemi.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kuopio online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Oulu to Kuopio in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In June in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Venajanhiekka, Kolovesi National Park, Pielinen, Tahko Farmi, Linnansaari National Park
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Saltkaret. Get in touch with nature at Aava Kertun Kotitila and Hietasaaren uimaranta.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Vaasa trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Kuopio to Vaasa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Mustasaari, Stundars Museum
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Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko
Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Visiting Teijo national park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bellevue Beach and Vepsa Island. Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko), Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross & Old Rauma) and Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy (in Pernio). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Kuusisto Manor, and examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum.

To see reviews and tourist information, read Turku vacation maker website .

You can drive from Vaasa to Turku in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Pernio, Rauma, Hanko, Kuusisto Manor, Naantali Old Town
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
Rock Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Arboretum Mustila and Nuuksio National Park will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Porvoo to see Cathedral of Porvoo about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take a stroll through Katajanokka, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cathedral of Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park, Arboretum Mustila
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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