8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
2
Lieksa
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Manchester

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum and then head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Vaasa attractions planner.

Manchester, UK to Vaasa is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Vaasa is 2 hours. Traveling from Manchester in October, expect Vaasa to be a bit cooler, temps between 9°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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3
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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uhrihalkeama and Pielisen Museum. Get outdoors at Akka-Koli Hill and Ukko-Koli. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, look for all kinds of wild species at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, and trek along Kasken Kierros Nature Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lieksa trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Lieksa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli

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.
Visiting Nuuksio National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Temppeliaukion Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are in your itinerary. Step out of Helsinki to go to Lohjan Island and see Paavolan Tammi, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lieksa to Helsinki. While traveling from Lieksa, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Paavolan Tammi
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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