12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kouvola
— 2 nights
2
Lieksa
— 2 nights
3
Oulu
— 1 night
4
Vaasa
— 1 night
5
Pori
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 29th (Mon), admire the striking features of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, thenstop by Linden Esplanade, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, and finally identify plant and animal life at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kouvola itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kouvola is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in July: highs in Kouvola hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Arboretum Mustila, Linden Esplanade, Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): get outside with Neitikoski Rapids and then trek along Akka-Koli Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lieksa trip site.

Drive from Kouvola to Lieksa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. July in Lieksa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Akka-Koli Hill
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hupisaaret Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Oulu itinerary builder app.

Getting from Lieksa to Oulu by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Vaasa.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Vaasa trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Oulu to Vaasa by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. August in Vaasa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, thenkick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Villa Mairea.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Pori trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Pori takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Villa Mairea
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Villa Mairea ©
Villa Mairea

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Pori to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

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