13 days in Kouvola & Helsinki Itinerary

13 days in Kouvola & Helsinki Itinerary

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13 days in Kouvola & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Kouvola
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

5
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Kouvola side-trips: Kotka (Sapokka Water Garden, Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, & more), Woikosken Automuseo (in Mantyharju) and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park, get in on the family fun at Tykkimaki Amusement Park, see the interesting displays at Kouvola City Museum, and get outside with Anjan Puisto.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kouvola trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kouvola is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in July: highs in Kouvola hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Mikkeli, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Ankkapurha Culture Park, Woikosken Automuseo
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©

7
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & Söderskärin majakka). Spend the 28th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip tool .

You can take a train from Kouvola to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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