8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Naantali
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h
5
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h
End: Helsinki

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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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 46 minutes away. Pack the 19th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and make a trip to Senate Square.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Helsinki. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Naantali.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): stroll through The Archipelago Trail, then get your game on at Moomin World, and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Naantali trip planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Naantali in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Naantali

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Turku
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Vaasa road trip tool .

You can drive from Naantali to Vaasa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. June in Vaasa sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 22nd (Sat), catch some excitement at Feelapland, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi tour builder site .

You can fly from Vaasa to Rovaniemi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
On the 23rd (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama, then stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, and then stroll through Paha-Koli Hill. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, then trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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