6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly:  7​h
1
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Riga

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get outside with Oulu Climbing Centre.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Oulu travel itinerary planner .

Riga, Latvia to Oulu is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Riga in July, expect nights in Oulu to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): stroll through Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): examine the collection at Terranova, see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko, then examine the collection at Stundars Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Vaasa Car & Motor Museum.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vaasa online visit planner .

Getting from Oulu to Vaasa by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Vaasa are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Stundars Museum
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Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 5th (Fri), examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, then get engrossed in the history at Finnish Air Force Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Kuokkalan kartano.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla holiday planner .

Drive from Vaasa to Jyvaskyla in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Shopping
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano
The Craft Museum of Finland ©
The Craft Museum of Finland

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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 6th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Okra, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then wander the streets of Ullanlinna, then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation maker .

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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