8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Joensuu
— 2 nights
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
3
Naantali
— 1 night
4
Vaasa
— 1 night

2
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Joensuu: Koli National Park (Rasavaara Observation tower, Ukko-Koli Hill, &more).

Plan a Joensuu trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Kuopio to Joensuu is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In August, daily temperatures in Joensuu can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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.
Kids will enjoy Temppeliaukio Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki route planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Joensuu to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Naantali.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

1
night
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 16th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island, and then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Naantali attractions planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Naantali in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Naantali can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Naantali

Theme Parks Fun & Games Trails

Side Trip

Bike Rental - by Carfield
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night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Terranova and then explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vaasa journey builder tool.

Getting from Naantali to Vaasa by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. August in Vaasa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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