12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Hong Kong
flight:  14 h
1
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Kuopio
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Vuokatti
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
6
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
7
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
8
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Hong Kong

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Repovesi National Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Tykkimaki Amusement Park.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kouvola tour itinerary planner.

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. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Hong Kong in August: high temperatures in Kouvola hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Theme Parks
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Tykkimaki Amusement Park ©
Tykkimaki Amusement Park

2
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by train from Kouvola to Lappeenranta takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Imatra Waterfall
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta

1
day
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then see the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kuopio trip itinerary website.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Kuopio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daytime highs in Kuopio are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vuokatti.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Museums
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

2
nights
Vuokatti

Vuokatti
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): kick back and relax at Hiukka and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Vuokatti trip planner.

You can drive from Kuopio to Vuokatti in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Kuopio in August since evenings lows in Vuokatti dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Vuokatti

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Hiukka
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night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 24th (Fri), find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Vuokatti to Rovaniemi by car takes about 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Oulu online route planner.

You can take a train from Rovaniemi to Oulu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Haukipudas Church
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Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Toripolliisi ©
Toripolliisi
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church

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night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 27th (Mon), get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere journey maker.

Take a train from Oulu to Tampere in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

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You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to 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
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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