7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 1 night

3
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning site.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. While traveling from Vilnius, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): stroll through Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, don't miss a visit to Paateri, then hike along Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, and finally hike along Paha-Koli Hill. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, trek along Akka-Koli Hill, then hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, and finally explore the activities along Pielinen.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Koli National Park journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park with the Route module. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in September: highs in Koli National Park hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Tampere takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. September in Tampere sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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