10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h
1
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
2
Lieksa
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Kouvola
— 2 nights
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 27th (Sat), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Vaasa online sightseeing planner .

London, UK to Vaasa is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Vaasa. Traveling from London in July, expect nights in Vaasa to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife
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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. Get outdoors at Paha-Koli Hill and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto in Rautavaara (about 1h 55 min away). Spend the 31st (Wed) exploring nature at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. There's much more to do: hike along Akka-Koli Hill, don't miss a visit to Paateri, and take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower.

To find out how to plan a trip to Lieksa, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Vaasa to Lieksa by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly. July in Lieksa sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can 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
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 1st (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, and then go for a walk through Linden Esplanade.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kouvola trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lieksa to Kouvola takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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 landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by train from Kouvola to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off 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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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

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