15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kotka
— 2 nights
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
5
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

2
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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Bring the kids along to Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and Beach Mansikkalahti. Take a break from the city and head to Hiidenvuori and Riverside Park. Take a break from Kotka with a short trip to Arboretum Mustila in Elimaki, about 50 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. It doesn't end there: hike along Santalahti Nature Trail.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kotka travel route planning app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kotka is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in August: highs in Kotka hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa, thenhike along Akka-Koli Hill, and then trek along Paha-Koli Hill.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Koli National Park trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Kotka to Koli National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kuusamo online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Koli National Park to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 18th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and then kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

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You can do a combination of flight and train from Kuusamo to Tampere in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island journey maker site.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Kimito Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

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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.
Bring the kids along to Nuuksio National Park and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Room Escape Games. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour site.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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