13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Vaasa
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki journey builder site .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Helsinki. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Kouvola.

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
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 20th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, then take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenvuori, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kouvola trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Helsinki to Kouvola by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Kouvola are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Get outdoors at Paha-Koli Hill and Herajarvi Hiking Trail. Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Koli National Park trip planner .

Drive from Kouvola to Koli National Park in 5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then stop by LAURI, and finally see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Poro Farmi, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi holiday planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): gear up at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): get all the equipment you need at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planning app .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Vaasa tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Levi to Vaasa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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