11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kouvola
— 1 night
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
5
Kimito Island
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kouvola trip maker site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kouvola is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Kouvola. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kouvola

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Riverside Park, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, identify plant and animal life at Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen, then make a trip to Paateri, then look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Koli National Park journey planner.

Getting from Kouvola to Koli National Park by car takes about 5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
 Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen ©
Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vaasa trip planner.

Drive from Koli National Park to Vaasa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Vaasa are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 9th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip builder site.

Getting from Vaasa to Tampere by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 11th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island trip builder site.

You can drive from Tampere to Kimito Island in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife · Parks · Museums
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Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

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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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

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You can drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Espoo
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Laajalahti Nature Reserve ©
Laajalahti Nature Reserve
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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