8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  19​h
1
Pori
— 1 day
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
End: Boston

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day
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 2nd (Sun), kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Pori trip planner .

Boston, USA to Pori is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Boston to Pori due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Boston in June; daily highs in Pori reach 63°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Vaasa.

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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
On the 3rd (Mon), step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Vaasa trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Pori to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

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Wildlife Parks Nature
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nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Take a break from the city and head to Paha-Koli Hill and Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Koli National Park holiday builder .

You can drive from Vaasa to Koli National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. In June, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Uhrihalkeama ©
Uhrihalkeama

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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 7th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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