11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  14 h
1
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Hong Kong

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santalahti Nature Trail as well as Repovesi National Park. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Tykkimaki Amusement Park and then trek along Santalahti Nature Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kouvola trip itinerary website.

Hong Kong, China to Kouvola is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Hong Kong to Kouvola due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Hong Kong in August; daily highs in Kouvola reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Santalahti Nature Trail
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Tykkimaki Amusement Park ©
Tykkimaki Amusement Park

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 21st (Tue), admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, and finally admire the striking features of Lappeen Marian kirkko.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Kouvola to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Imatra Waterfall
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko

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night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 22nd (Wed), stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, thensee the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenget advice or help at Riihisaari, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner.

Getting from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 23rd (Thu), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the masterpieces at Kuopio Art Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, thenponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

To find reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Kuopio tour itinerary maker app.

Drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Kuopio are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Kuopio Art Museum ©
Kuopio Art Museum
Room Escape Games
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 24th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, and then find something for the whole family at Nokkakivi Amusement Park.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Jyvaskyla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kuopio in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Jyvaskyla, with lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nokkakivi Amusement Park
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Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland) ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 25th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Turku trip builder.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Turku takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Pack the 27th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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