10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vaasa
— 1 night
2
Lieksa
— 4 nights
3
Kouvola
— 2 nights
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 27th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Vaasa vacation maker website.

London, UK to Vaasa is an approximately 10.5-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. When traveling from London in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Vaasa: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

4
nights
Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Take a break from the city and head to Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lieksa: Koli National Park (Paha-Koli Hill, Rasavaara Observation tower, &more). There's more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and make a trip to Paateri.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Lieksa online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Lieksa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 1st (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, and then make a trip to Linden Esplanade.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Kouvola trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lieksa to Kouvola takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Kouvola are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Linden Esplanade, Arboretum Mustila
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenmake a trip to Senate Square, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): stroll around Nuuksio National Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki tour planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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