5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h
1
Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Koli National Park
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

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day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Vaasa trip itinerary planning site .

London, UK to Vaasa is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Vaasa, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Vaasa reach 9°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
day
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
On the 28th (Mon), delve into the mystery of Uhrihalkeama, then hike along Akka-Koli Hill, and then trek along Paha-Koli Hill.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Koli National Park day trip website .

Getting from Vaasa to Koli National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly. In October in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

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Uhrihalkeama ©
Uhrihalkeama

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary website .

Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki with the Route module. When traveling from Koli National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 10°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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