22 days in Finnish Archipelago, Central Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

22 days in Finnish Archipelago, Central Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
1
Hamina
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Jamsa
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Pori
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Helsinki
— 9 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Luxembourg City

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 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

Side Trips

Ruotsinpyhtaa, Kouvola, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Arboretum Mustila, 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 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

Nightlife Historic Sites Parks

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 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
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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 Finlayson Church. Explore hidden gems such as Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Explore Pori's surroundings by going to Tampere (Nasinneula Tower, The Doll Museum Jubilee Exhibition, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Pori road trip app.

You can drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Pori sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trips

Tampere, Old Rauma
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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 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

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

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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: Vantaa (Heureka & Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto), Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula) and Hameenlinna (Hameenlinnan Kaupungin Raatihuone, Evo Hiking Area, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

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 25°C, and evening lows to 15°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, Lehman, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula), Cathedral of Porvoo
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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