6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Porvoo
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Kauhava
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Seattle

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day
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally stroll through Fredrika Runebergs Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Porvoo road trip planner .

Seattle, USA to Porvoo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 10 hours. In July, Porvoo is a bit cooler than Seattle - with highs of 70°F and lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kauhava.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Parks
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill

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night
Kauhava

Kauhava ©
Kauhava is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region, northwest of Helsinki and by the main railway from Helsinki to Oulu. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stop by Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala and then find something for the whole family at Powerpark.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kauhava trip maker site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Porvoo to Kauhava. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Kauhava

Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Powerpark
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Powerpark ©
Powerpark
Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala ©

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): examine the collection at Terranova, examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, then don't miss a visit to Kaupungintalo - City Hall, then see the sky in a new way at Meteoriihi, and finally examine the collection at Vaasa Car & Motor Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vaasa day trip website .

Traveling by car from Kauhava to Vaasa takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Museums Childrens Museums
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Vaasa Car & Motor Museum ©
Vaasa Car & Motor Museum
Meteoriihi ©
Meteoriihi

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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.
On the 8th (Mon), hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Hietaniemi Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), explore the world behind art at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Alvar Aalto's studio, then contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, and finally see the interesting displays at Helsinki University Museum (Helsingin Yliopiston Museo).

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online tour planner .

You can fly from Vaasa to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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