13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kouvola
— 1 night
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Koli National Park
— 4 nights
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Vaasa
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 31st (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kouvola holiday planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Kouvola is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kouvola when traveling from Sydney in July, with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Paha-Koli Hill and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. There's much more to do: stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, explore the activities along Pielinen, delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, and trek along Kasken Kierros Nature Trail.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park trip builder tool.

You can drive from Kouvola to Koli National Park in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 6th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Kaupungintalo - City Hall, then get outside with Setterbergin Puisto, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bjorko-Panike Hiking Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Vaasa travel planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Vaasa takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. August in Vaasa sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Setterbergin Puisto ©
Setterbergin Puisto
Kaupungintalo - City Hall ©
Kaupungintalo - City Hall

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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.
Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki route planner.

You can fly from Vaasa to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

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

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