12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
4
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
5
Kouvola
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 1 night

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
You've added Old Market Hall, The Esplanadi Park, Hakaniemi Market, and other attractions to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nuuksio National Park and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki vacation planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Brussels in September since evenings lows in Helsinki dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tallipihan Suklaapuoti as well as Hatanpaa Arboretum. On the 20th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, then pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and finally kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Finlayson Church ©
Finlayson Church
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ms puijo as well as Savonlinna Market Square. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Ms puijo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, and finally explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
nights
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 23rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Juuan ev.lut Kirkko.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park attractions site.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Koli National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
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Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Herajarvi Hiking Trail ©
Herajarvi Hiking Trail

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Repovesi National Park. On the 25th (Tue), stroll around Riverside Park, then get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, and then trek along Santalahti Nature Trail. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kouvola vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Koli National Park to Kouvola by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail

1
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

Your day by day itinerary now includes Hietalahti Market as well as Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): indulge your taste buds at Hietalahti Market.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip builder.

Getting from Kouvola to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Hietalahti Market ©
Hietalahti Market
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma ©
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

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