8 days in Vaasa & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Vaasa & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vaasa
— 1 night
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 5th (Mon), snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta, thenget great views at Saltkaret, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Terranova, examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, thenhead outdoors with Setterbergin Puisto, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Mustasaaren kirkko, and finally wander the wide-open spaces of Aava Kertun Kotitila.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Vaasa sightseeing planner.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Vaasa is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Vaasa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Mustasaari
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko
Aava Kertun Kotitila ©
Aava Kertun Kotitila

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Turku (Turku Cathedral & Turku Castle). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki road trip app.

You can fly from Vaasa to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Turku, Vantaa Art Museum, Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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