22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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22 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 11 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Oulu
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Kirkkonummi (Kirkkonummen kirkko & Hirsala Golf), Runeberg Park (in Porvoo) and Bellevue Beach (in Hanko). Pack the 27th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Espoo, Kotka, Kirkkonummi, Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 30th (Sun), look and learn at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip planner .

You can take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In June in Tampere, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Childrens Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Finlayson Church ©
Finlayson Church

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Bock’s Corner Brewery, then examine the collection at Terranova, and finally make a trip to Kaupungintalo - City Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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Take a train from Tampere to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Bock’s Corner Brewery ©
Bock’s Corner Brewery

3
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 4th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, then appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, then shop like a local with Kauppahalli, and finally kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oulu Cathedral and then stroll through Ainolan Puisto.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Oulu online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Oulu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Sampo Icebreaker
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo ©
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
On the 7th (Sun), explore the activities along Pielinen and then trek along Ukko-Koli Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, make a trip to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, and then take a stroll through Joensuun Tori (Joensuu Market).

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Koli National Park travel app .

Traveling by car from Oulu to Koli National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. July in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Joensuu
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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