13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
1
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Joensuu
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): examine the collection at Woikosken Automuseo, explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park, and then examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Valkmusa National Park and then delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kouvola day trip site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kouvola is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, you will find days in Kouvola are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are colder (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Woikosken Automuseo, Valkmusa National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park

3
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Explore Joensuu's surroundings by going to Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli) and Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto (in Lieksa). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Paha-Koli Hill, hike along Herajarvi Hiking Trail, explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Joensuu trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Joensuu takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Rauhaniemi Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna) and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, let little ones run wild at Duck Park (Sorsapuisto), and get your game on at PortaaliVR.

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Traveling by car from Joensuu to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Ahvenisto
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto

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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.
Kids will enjoy Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), test your team's savvy at Labyrinth Games Room Escape, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki online route builder .

Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Labyrinth Games Room Escape ©
Labyrinth Games Room Escape