21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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21 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Incheon
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Vaasa
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Lieksa
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  23​h 45​min
End: Incheon

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.
Do your shopping at Market Square Kauppatori and Artisaani. Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Vantaa to see Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

Daegu, South Korea to Helsinki is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Korea Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Daegu in June, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vantaa, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori

2
nights
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 15th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle. On the next day, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, get your game on at Moomin World, then trek along The Archipelago Trail, and finally don't miss a visit to Naantali Church.

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Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June in Turku, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Trails Museums

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli

2
nights
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 17th (Mon): meet the residents at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, and then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planner .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

4
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Head to Tikanoja Art Museum and Villageshop Veljekset Keskinenfor some retail therapy. Step out of the city life by going to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Hietasaaren uimaranta. Venture out of the city with trips to Powerpark (in Harma) and Seinajoki Library (in Seinajoki). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko, make a splash at Tropiclandia, see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, and make a trip to Kaupungintalo - City Hall.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Vaasa online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Vaasa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen, Seinajoki Library, Powerpark
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta
Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen ©
Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen

4
nights
Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Get in touch with nature at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and Era Eero. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lieksa: Joensuu (Utra Beach, Taitokortteli, & more) and Boreal Wildlife Centre (in Kuhmo). There's still lots to do: hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and examine the collection at Pielisen Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lieksa driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Vaasa to Lieksa in 7 hours. Another option is to fly. In June, daytime highs in Lieksa are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Joensuu, Koli National Park, Boreal Wildlife Centre
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

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