7 days in Helsinki & Vaasa Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Vaasa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Vaasa
— 3 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Heureka in Vantaa, approximately Vantaa away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Umea, Sweden to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour car ride. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Umea to Helsinki is 1 hour. Traveling from Umea in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Helsinki. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Heureka
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha

3
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Family-friendly places like Powerpark and Terranova will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vaasa: Seinajoki Library (in Seinajoki), Arctic Museum Nanoq (in Pietarsaari) and Saltkaret (in Mustasaari). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site, pause for some serene contemplation at Huutoniemen kirkko, and see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Vaasa travel route builder site.

You can fly from Helsinki to Vaasa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. August in Vaasa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Seinajoki Library, Arctic Museum Nanoq, Powerpark, Saltkaret
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Powerpark ©
Powerpark
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko

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