7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Oulu
— 1 day
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Vaasa
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 1 night
5
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
6
Savonlinna
— 1 night
7
Lieksa
— 1 night

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 17th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, stroll around Ainolan Puisto, and then stroll around Hupisaaret Park.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Oulu journey planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Oulu. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 18th (Sun), examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, and then see the interesting displays at Terranova.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Vaasa online trip maker.

Drive from Oulu to Vaasa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 19th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum and then find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Vaasa to Tampere by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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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 20th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 21st (Wed), admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, and finally see the interesting displays at Wolkoff House Museum.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip planning app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Lappeenranta in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Imatra Waterfall
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Wolkoff House Museum ©
Wolkoff House Museum

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 22nd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, then examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and finally savor the flavors at Savonlinna Market Square.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Savonlinna vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

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Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, make a trip to Paateri, and then get outside with Neitikoski Rapids.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lieksa trip app.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lieksa in 3.5 hours. In August in Lieksa, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

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