14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Katowice
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Joensuu
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Katowice

4
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 Nature & Wildlife Tours and Nuuksio National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Bellevue Beach (in Hanko), Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo) and Kirkkonummen kirkko (in Kirkkonummi). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki online visit planner .

Katowice, Poland to Helsinki is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Katowice to Helsinki is 1 hour. When traveling from Katowice in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kirkkonummen kirkko, Inkoon kirkko, Bellevue Beach, Nuuksio National Park, Paavolan Tammi
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
We've included these beaches for you: Yyteri Beach and Herrainpaivat Beach. Get outdoors at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and Rauhaniemi Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) (in Pori), Hameenlinna (Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, Linna Golf & Country Club, & more) and Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Tampere route builder app .

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June in Tampere, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Pori, Hameenlinna, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Pihamaa Estate & Winery, Paijatsalo Trail
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 25:
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

3
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Step out of the city life by going to Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail and Paha-Koli Hill. Explore Joensuu's surroundings by going to Kolovesi National Park (in Enonkoski), Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli) and Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto (in Lieksa). There's still lots to do: hike along Akka-Koli Hill, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, and get advice or help at Riihisaari.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Joensuu route planner.

Getting from Tampere to Joensuu by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Kolovesi National Park, Koli Shop Retkitupa, Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, Riihisaari
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, then explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park, and then get engrossed in the history at Woikosken Automuseo. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, then take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kouvola trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Joensuu to Kouvola in 4 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Woikosken Automuseo, Arboretum Mustila
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

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