15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Kouvola
— 2 nights
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Koli National Park
— 4 nights
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Rukatunturi
— 1 night
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Oulu
— 1 night
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Pori
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 1 night

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Get some cultural insight at Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto in Vantaa--about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online visit planner.

Belfast, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Belfast to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kouvola.

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 12th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, then identify plant and animal life at Hiidenvuori, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kouvola day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kouvola takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

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National Park
Repovesi National Park
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Wildlife Area
Arboretum Mustila
4.7

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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.
Get outdoors at Paha-Koli Hill and Ukko-Koli Hill. When in Koli National Park, make a side trip to see Paalasmaan Surukivi in Juuka, approximately Juuka away. There's much more to do: stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, hike along Herajarvi Hiking Trail, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

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Traveling by car from Kouvola to Koli National Park takes 5 hours. August in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Rukatunturi.

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Hiking Trail
Paha-Koli Hill
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Hiking Trail
Akka-Koli Hill
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Hiking Trail
Ukko-Koli Hill
4.8

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Rukatunturi

Rukatunturi ©
On the 18th (Wed), take an exotic tour of Kuusamo Safaris Day Tours, surround yourself with nature on Era-Susi Huskies - Day Tours, and then trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail.

Before you visit Rukatunturi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Rukatunturi in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Koli National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rukatunturi, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Oulu.

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): stroll around Hupisaaret Park, then kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach, then admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Outdoors Oulu Oy.

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Traveling by car from Rukatunturi to Oulu takes 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Oulu are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pori.

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Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
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Biking Trail
Outdoors Oulu Oy
4.8

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally walk around Kirjurinluoto.

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You can drive from Oulu to Pori in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daytime highs in Pori are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

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Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Beach
Yyteri Beach
4.6

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Wildlife Area
Hatanpaa Arboretum
4.9

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