9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
Fly:  28​h
1
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Imatra
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Tokyo

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night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): stroll through Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, get outside with Karhunkierros, and then admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo route planning tool .

Tokyo, Japan to Kuusamo is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Tokyo to Kuusamo, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Tokyo in July, with highs in Kuusamo at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuusamo

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Parks

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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros

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nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Kuusamo to Koli National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Koli National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Malonsaari, kick back and relax at Lempukka Beach, then head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

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Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Imatra takes 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Imatra are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari

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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 9th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally look for gifts at Pien. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour builder .

Take a train from Imatra to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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