8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Vaasa
— 1 night
2
Lieksa
— 3 nights
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vaasa trip itinerary builder app.

Manchester, UK to Vaasa is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Vaasa. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Manchester in October; daily highs in Vaasa reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum

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. Step out of the city life by going to Ukko-Koli and Akka-Koli Hill. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uhrihalkeama and Pielisen Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lieksa: Koli National Park (Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail & Kasken Kierros Nature Trail). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids and take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lieksa tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Lieksa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In October in Lieksa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can 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

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Helsinki to go to Lohjan Island and see Paavolan Tammi, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and see the interesting displays at The Helsinki Fire Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Lieksa to Helsinki with the Route module. While traveling from Lieksa, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

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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