7 days in Helsinki, Kajaani & Vaasa Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki, Kajaani & Vaasa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

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Helsinki
— 1 night
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Kajaani
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Vaasa
— 2 nights
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Helsinki

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and then contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Minneapolis, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 8 hours. In November in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 40°F during the day and 32°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kajaani.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Kajaani

Kajaani is a town and municipality in Finland. To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kajaani driving holiday planning app.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Kajaani with the Route module. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in November, with highs in Kajaani at 33°F and lows at 25°F. On the 12th (Fri), you're off to Vaasa.

Things to do in Kajaani

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Fun & Games
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Vaasa

— 2 nights
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Spend the 15th (Mon) among the memorable landscape of Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Bock’s Corner Brewery, and take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vaasa vacation maker website.

You can drive from Kajaani to Vaasa in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In November, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 37°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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