22 days in Finnish Archipelago, Central Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

22 days in Finnish Archipelago, Central Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Hamina
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Hamina
— 3 nights
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Jamsa
— 1 night
Drive
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Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive
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Pori
— 4 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 9 nights
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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 24°C, while lows dip to 15°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 · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:

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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, then contemplate 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 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Jamsa

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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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 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15:

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Pori

Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Get some historical perspective at Old Rauma and Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas. Explore hidden gems such as Yyteri Beach and Tampereen Tuomiokirkko. 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 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 19:

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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 Bike Rental - by Carfield will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Torronsuo National Park (in Tammela) and Viihdeuimala Vesihelmi (in Forssa). There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip builder website.

Drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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 Johannes Church. Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Vantaa (Heureka & Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and see the interesting displays at Birthplace of Jean Sibelius.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip site.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 31:

Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · History Museums · Military Museums
Central Finland is a region in Finland. It borders the regions of Päijät-Häme, Pirkanmaa, Southern Ostrobothnia, Central Ostrobothnia, Northern Ostrobothnia, Pohjois-Savo, and Etelä-Savo.Jyväskylä is the regional centre and by far the largest city in the area.Historical provincesFor history, geography and culture see: Tavastia, Savonia, Ostrobothnia

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