6 days in Helsinki & Vaasa Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Vaasa Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Vaasa
— 2 nights
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Helsinki

— 3 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki planner.

Newark, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Helsinki, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Newark in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 40°F and lows are around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to fly to Vaasa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Vaasa

— 2 nights
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta, then take in panoramic vistas at Saltkaret, and then fly down the slopes at Ojberget.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Vaasa road trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Vaasa by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. November in Vaasa sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 30°F at night. On the 14th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Vaasa

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors

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