15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  8 h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
4
Lieksa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Joensuu
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Kouvola
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Hiidenkirnut. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. In September, Helsinki is colder than Tel Aviv - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

2
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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 5th (Thu), explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, thenwander the streets of Naantali Old Town, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Kurjenrahka National Park and then stroll through The Archipelago Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Naantali Old Town
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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

Drive from Turku to Vaasa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): get outside with Neitikoski Rapids and then stroll through Akka-Koli Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lieksa itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Lieksa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In September, daytime highs in Lieksa are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Akka-Koli Hill
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids

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nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Visiting Paha-Koli Hill and Utra Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Joensuu: Koli National Park (Pielinen & Ukko-Koli Hill). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joensuu Church.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Joensuu trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Lieksa to Joensuu in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Joensuu are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 12th (Thu), you'll travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

3
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, thentake a stroll through Linden Esplanade, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kouvola online vacation planner.

Getting from Joensuu to Kouvola by car takes about 4 hours. In September, daytime highs in Kouvola are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hiidenvuori, Linden Esplanade, Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, Arboretum Mustila
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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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