6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h
1
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Imatra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

1
day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Turku online trip builder .

London, UK to Turku is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Turku, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Imatra.

Things to do in Turku

Wildlife Nature Beaches
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

1
night
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
On the 25th (Wed), stroll through Malonsaari, then stroll through Lempukka Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Imatra trip planning tool .

Drive from Turku to Imatra in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stroll through Uhrihalkeama, then hike along Herajarvi Hiking Trail, and then go for a walk through Rylays Hill. On your second day here, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Juuan ev.lut Kirkko.

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You can drive from Imatra to Koli National Park in 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Juuan ev.lut Kirkko
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Uhrihalkeama ©
Uhrihalkeama
Rylays Hill ©
Rylays Hill

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.
On the 28th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, then steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, and then stroll through Aurinkolahti Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary app .

Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki with the Route module. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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