5 days in Kouvola & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Kouvola & Helsinki Itinerary

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5 days in Kouvola & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
train:  2​h 15​min
Kouvola
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 2 nights
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, enjoy the sand and surf at Aijanniemi Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kumparepuisto Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, then wander the streets of Stromforsin ruukki, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa.

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Helsinki to Kouvola is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In January in Kouvola, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Ruotsinpyhtaa
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Kumparepuisto Park ©
Kumparepuisto Park
Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa

2
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 Ekenas Archipelago National Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Aurinkolahti Beach and Mannerheim Museum. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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Traveling by car from Kouvola to Helsinki takes 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Helsinki are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Nuuksio National Park
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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