6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Vaasa
— 1 night
2
Mikkeli
— 1 night
3
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
4
Miettila
— 1 night
5
Virolahti
— 1 night

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vaasa trip planner.

Helsinki to Vaasa is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. You will leave for Mikkeli on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 12th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Mikkelin Taidemuseo.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Mikkeli day trip planning site.

Drive from Vaasa to Mikkeli in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. August in Mikkeli sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Museums · Historic Sites
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Infantry Museum ©
Infantry Museum
Kenkavero ©
Kenkavero
Mikkeli Cathedral ©
Mikkeli Cathedral

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 14th (Fri), examine the collection at Lappeenranta Fortress, don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta, pause for some serene contemplation at Lappeenrannan kirkko, then contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta road trip app.

Traveling by car from Mikkeli to Lappeenranta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Miettila.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Imatra Waterfall
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Lappeenranta Fortress ©
Lappeenranta Fortress
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal

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Miettila

Miettila ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rautjarven kirkko.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Miettila road trip planning site.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Miettila in an hour. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Virolahti.

Things to do in Miettila

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rautjarven kirkko
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Rautjarven kirkko ©
Rautjarven kirkko

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Virolahti

Virolahti ©
Virolahti is the southeastern-most municipality of Finland on the border of the Russian Federation. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get some fabulous bargains at Zsar Outlet Village, see the interesting displays at Salpa Line Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Harju Manor.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Virolahti using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Miettila to Virolahti takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Virolahti

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Salpa Line Museum
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Zsar Outlet Village ©
Zsar Outlet Village
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum

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