9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Turku
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 1 night
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Vaasa
— 1 night
4
Koli National Park
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 2 nights

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vepsa Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Turku holiday planner.

Houston, USA to Turku is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 8 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Houston in April: high temperatures in Turku hover around 46°F and lows are around 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 45°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vaasa trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Tampere to Vaasa by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. April in Vaasa sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Uhrihalkeama, hike along Akka-Koli Hill, and then hike along Paha-Koli Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Koli National Park online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Vaasa to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. April in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 42°F and lows of 28°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Pohjolan toimitalo. On the next day, stop by Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and then stroll around The Esplanadi Park.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki with the Route module. In April in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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