22 days in Finnish Archipelago, Central Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

22 days in Finnish Archipelago, Central Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hamina
— 3 nights
2
Jamsa
— 1 night
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
4
Pori
— 4 nights
5
Turku
— 3 nights
6
Helsinki
— 9 nights

3
nights
Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. Kids will enjoy Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and Kouvola City Museum. Get outdoors at Valkmusa National Park and Arboretum Mustila. Explore Hamina's surroundings by going to Ruotsinpyhtaa (Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa & Stromforsin Ruukki). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral and pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hamina vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Hamina is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Luxembourg City in July: highs in Hamina hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Jamsa.

Things to do in Hamina

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kouvola, Ruotsinpyhtaa, Arboretum Mustila, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Valkmusa National Park
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa

1
night
Jamsa

Jamsa ©
Jämsä is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): join in the after-dark buzz at Vitikkala Manor, thencontemplate the long history of Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, and then hit the slopes at Himos Ski Resort.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Jamsa day trip website.

You can drive from Hamina to Jamsa in 3 hours. July in Jamsa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Jamsa

Nightlife Winter Sports Museums

Side Trip

Oravivuori Triangulation Tower
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Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hietasaaren uimaranta.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Vaasa trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Jamsa to Vaasa takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko

4
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Get some historical perspective at Old Rauma and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. Explore hidden gems such as Yyteri Beach and Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Explore Pori's surroundings by going to Tampere (Nasinneula Tower, Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Pori trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Pori takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Tampere, Old Rauma
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. Visiting Teijo National Park and Torronsuo National Park will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Turku to Forssa to see Viihdeuimala Vesihelmi about 1h 25 min away. There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre and explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Pori to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Torronsuo National Park, Viihdeuimala Vesihelmi
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Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

9
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Nuuksio National Park. Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Aalto House for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula), Hameenlinna (Hameenlinnan Kaupungin Raatihuone, Evo Hiking Area, &more) and Vantaa (Heureka & Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki attractions planning website.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Vantaa, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula), Nuuksio National Park, Lehman
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum