13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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): take an in-depth tour of Woikosken Automuseo, thenexplore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park, and then see the interesting displays at Kouvola City Museum. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Valkmusa National Park and then delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kouvola online travel planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kouvola is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Kouvola, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Valkmusa National Park, Woikosken Automuseo
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Koli National Park (Akka-Koli Hill, Paha-Koli Hill, &more), Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto (in Lieksa) and Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli).

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Drive from Kouvola to Joensuu in 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Joensuu are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Outdoors Trails

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.
Family-friendly places like Sarkanniemi Theme Park and PortaaliVR will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampere: Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi) and Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, let the kids burn off some steam at Duck Park (Sorsapuisto), kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip planning tool.

You can drive from Joensuu to Tampere in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and test your problem-solving skills at Labyrinth Games Room Escape.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can 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
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Labyrinth Games Room Escape ©
Labyrinth Games Room Escape