9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Belgrade
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Naantali
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Joensuu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Belgrade

1
night
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. On the 14th (Sun), trek along Bike Rental - by Carfield, then find something for the whole family at Vaski Adventure Island, and then get your game on at Moomin World.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Naantali trip planning website .

Belgrade, Serbia to Naantali is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Belgrade to Naantali. In July, Naantali is little chillier than Belgrade - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Naantali

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Bike Rental - by Carfield
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Moomin World ©
Moomin World

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 15th (Mon), observe the fascinating underwater world at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Naantali to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Vaasa journey maker tool .

You can take a train from Tampere to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Vaasa are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

3
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Step out of the city life by going to Paha-Koli Hill and Ukko-Koli Hill. There's much more to do: trek along Akka-Koli Hill, identify plant and animal life at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, and stroll through Kasken Kierros Nature Trail.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Joensuu journey website .

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Joensuu takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time 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
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online trip builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Joensuu to Helsinki. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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