11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Kuopio
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Jerusalem

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 29th (Sun), trek along Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Santalahti Nature Trail, then wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, then appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kouvola journey planner .

Jerusalem, Israel to Kouvola is an approximately 11-hour flight. In September, Kouvola is much colder than Jerusalem - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Uhrihalkeama and then stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Koli National Park takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Koli Shop Retkitupa ©
Koli Shop Retkitupa
Uhrihalkeama ©
Uhrihalkeama

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Tahko Farmi, explore the stunning scenery at Orinoro Gorge, and then don't miss a visit to Satamankulma. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, catch a movie at Entertainment Center IsoCee, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, and finally admire the majestic nature at Snellman Park.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kuopio trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Koli National Park to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. In October in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

Tahko Farmi, Orinoro Gorge, Riuttala Farmhouse Museum
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Orinoro Gorge ©
Orinoro Gorge
Satamankulma ©
Satamankulma

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Turku vacation planning tool .

You can fly from Kuopio to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Ett Hem Museum ©
Ett Hem Museum
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Oro and then explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island tour itinerary builder app .

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Oro ©
Oro

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.
On the 7th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Pohjolan toimitalo, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take a stroll through Katajanokka, then take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at Nuuksio National Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Hiidenkirnut
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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