14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Hiidenkirnut. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

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 difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Hiidenkirnut
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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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then head outdoors with Karhunkierros.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Kuusamo itinerary builder .

Getting from Helsinki to Kuusamo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in July, you will find days in Kuusamo are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Wrap up 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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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Safaris
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros

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. Take a break from the city and head to Paha-Koli Hill and Akka-Koli Hill. Change things up with a short trip to Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto in Rautavaara (about 1h 55 min away). Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, hike along Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, and explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lieksa day trip website .

You can 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 up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can 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
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 17th (Wed), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Vaasa trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Lieksa to Vaasa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

3
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park. On your second day here, hike along Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenvuori, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

Make your Kouvola itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Vaasa to Kouvola takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Kouvola are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 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

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

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