5 days in Koli National Park & Vaasa Itinerary

5 days in Koli National Park & Vaasa Itinerary

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5 days in Koli National Park & Vaasa Itinerary

Start: Vaasa
Drive:  6​h
1
Lieksa
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

1
night
Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. On the 22nd (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. On your second day here, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, then enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, then don't miss a visit to Paateri, and finally examine the collection at Pielisen Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lieksa sightseeing planner.

Vaasa to Lieksa is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Paateri ©
Paateri

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Aava Kertun Kotitila, then examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, and then head outdoors with Ojberget.

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Traveling by car from Lieksa to Vaasa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Aava Kertun Kotitila
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Aava Kertun Kotitila ©
Aava Kertun Kotitila
Ojberget ©
Ojberget

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