14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
3
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
4
Kouvola
— 3 nights
5
Tampere
— 3 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then make a trip to Senate Square. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki online visit planner.

Nice, France to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Nice in June; daily highs in Helsinki reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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.
Explore Koli National Park's surroundings by going to New Valamo Monastery (in Heinavesi) and Joensuu (Joensuun Tori (Joensuu Market), Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, &more). There's much more to do: stroll through Paha-Koli Hill, explore the activities along Pielinen, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, and trek along Ukko-Koli Hill.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Koli National Park tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Koli National Park. In June in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Change things up with a short trip to Church of St. Nicholas in Imatra (about 38 minutes away). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, admire the engineering at Imatrankoski, admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, and pause for some serene contemplation at Lappeenrannan kirkko.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Koli National Park to Lappeenranta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Kouvola.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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Sandcastle Lappeenranta ©
Sandcastle Lappeenranta
Church of St. Nicholas
Church of St. Nicholas
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 21st (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum and then get in on the family fun at Tykkimaki Amusement Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kouvola travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Lappeenranta to Kouvola takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Kouvola

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Tykkimaki Amusement Park ©
Tykkimaki Amusement Park
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Pack the 23rd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, go for a walk through Finlayson Area, and see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tampere day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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