8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Vaasa
— Few hours
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Toronto

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 21st (Fri), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Vaasa driving holiday planner .

Toronto, Canada to Vaasa is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in June, expect Vaasa to be a bit cooler, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Pori holiday planning site .

Getting from Vaasa to Pori by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

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night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
On the 23rd (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama, then hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Herajarvi Hiking Trail and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip planner.

Drive from Pori to Koli National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

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
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Pornaistenniemi Nature Trail. You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Rock Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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