7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Lieksa
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
4
Turku
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
End: London

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

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

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
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. On the 9th (Tue), get outside with Neitikoski Rapids and then hike along Akka-Koli Hill. Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lieksa vacation builder app .

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Lieksa with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in Lieksa can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Akka-Koli Hill
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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Traveling by car from Lieksa to Vaasa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daytime highs in Vaasa are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Turku takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel ©
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel

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