6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Pori
Drive:  45​min
1
Rauma
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
3
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Korpilahti
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Petajavesi
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Vaasa
— 1 night
End: Pori

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day
Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse Island, then take an in-depth tour of The Old Town Hall Museum, then see the interesting displays at Marela Museum House, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum.

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Pori to Rauma is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Rauma can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rauma

Museums Historic Sites
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Marela Museum House ©
Marela Museum House
The Old Town Hall Museum ©
The Old Town Hall Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Rauma to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Ankkapurha Culture Park, take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, and then stroll through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kouvola online trip planner .

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Kouvola takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Kouvola sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Korpilahti.

Things to do in Kouvola

Historic Sites Nature Trails

Side Trip

Ankkapurha Culture Park
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Ankkapurha Culture Park ©
Ankkapurha Culture Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©

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night
Korpilahti

Korpilahti ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): make a trip to Hoyry Galleria and then steep yourself in history at Oravivuori Triangulation Tower.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Korpilahti trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kouvola to Korpilahti in 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Korpilahti are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Petajavesi.

Things to do in Korpilahti

Historic Sites
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Hoyry Galleria ©
Hoyry Galleria

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hours
Petajavesi

Petajavesi
Petäjävesi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland, next to Jyväskylä and is part of the Central Finland region. To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Petajavesi trip planner .

Getting from Korpilahti to Petajavesi by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in April, and nighttime lows around -3°C. On the 19th (Fri), you're off toVaasa.

Things to do in Petajavesi

Historic Sites
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night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Vaasa holiday planner .

Getting from Petajavesi to Vaasa by car takes about 3.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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