5 days in Vaasa & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Vaasa & Helsinki Itinerary

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5 days in Vaasa & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  32 h
1
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Brisbane

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 7th (Tue), get outside with Setterbergin Puisto. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, enjoy breathtaking views from Saltkaret, and then head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vaasa trip app .

Brisbane, Australia to Vaasa is an approximately 32-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Brisbane to Vaasa. Traveling from Brisbane in April, expect Vaasa to be much colder, temps between 7°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Saltkaret
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Setterbergin Puisto ©
Setterbergin Puisto
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki journey planner.

You can fly from Vaasa to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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