14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Berlin
Fly:  5 h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Lieksa
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h
4
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  4 h
5
Kouvola
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Berlin

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Hiidenkirnut. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

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Berlin, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): examine the collection at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Karhunkierros.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo journey tool.

Fly from Helsinki to Kuusamo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in July, expect nights in Kuusamo to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

4
nights
Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Visiting Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto and Akka-Koli Hill will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Koli National Park (Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, Paha-Koli Hill, &more). There's more to do: take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lieksa day trip planning app.

Drive from Kuusamo to Lieksa in 5.5 hours. July in Lieksa sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip planning site.

You can drive from Lieksa to Vaasa in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In July in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

3
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 18th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenvuori, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kouvola trip itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Vaasa to Kouvola in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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 ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

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