20 days in Finland Itinerary

20 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vaasa
— 4 nights
2
Pori
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
4
Joensuu
— 3 nights
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
6
Turku
— 3 nights

4
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Explore hidden gems such as Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Hietasaaren uimaranta. Get outdoors at Setterbergin Puisto and Wallsports Areena Seinajoki. Explore Vaasa's surroundings by going to Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen (in Tuuri) and Neristan (Old Wooden Town) (in Kokkola). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Edvinin Taidepuisto Ja Korsukyla, make a splash at Tropiclandia, pause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko, and sample the tasty concoctions at Bock’s Corner Brewery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Vaasa travel itinerary planner.

Atlanta, USA to Vaasa is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Atlanta in June, with highs in Vaasa at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Wallsports Areena Seinajoki, Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen, Neristan (Old Wooden Town)
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Setterbergin Puisto ©
Setterbergin Puisto
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and then stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Pori online trip builder.

You can drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. June in Pori sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

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

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Laukko Manor and Tammelantori. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rauhaniemi Beach and Marttinen. When in Tampere, make a side trip to see Evo Hiking Area in Hameenlinna, approximately Hameenlinna away. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, view the masterpieces at Haihara Art Centre, and head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere road trip planning site.

Getting from Pori to Tampere by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Tampere are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Marttinen, Evo Hiking Area, Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Marttinen ©
Marttinen
Spas

3
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Escape the urban bustle at Paha-Koli Hill and Akka-Koli Hill. Discover out-of-the-way places like Koli Shop Retkitupa and Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko. Change things up with these side-trips from Joensuu: Riihisaari (in Savonlinna) and Rasavaara Observation tower (in Koli National Park). There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden and don't miss a visit to Joensuu Church.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Joensuu day trip website.

Drive from Tampere to Joensuu in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, daytime highs in Joensuu are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli Shop Retkitupa, Riihisaari
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Koli Shop Retkitupa ©
Koli Shop Retkitupa

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.
Head to Hakaniemi Market and Brunberg Candy Factory Shopfor some retail therapy. Visit Bellevue Beach and Beach Mansikkalahti for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take a stroll through Katajanokka, browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and stop by Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa).

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online vacation builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Joensuu to Helsinki. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Inkoon kirkko, Beach Mansikkalahti, Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, Bellevue Beach
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Naantali Old Town and Bike Rental - by Carfield. Take a break from the city and head to Teijo National Park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. And it doesn't end there: hike along The Archipelago Trail, let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, and take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum.

Start your trip to Turku by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Turku are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Teijo National Park
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

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