15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kouvola
— 1 night
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Imatra
— 2 nights
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Ahtari
— 1 night
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
5
Hanko
— 1 night
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Kimito Island
— 2 nights
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, then trek along Hiidenvuori, and then hike along Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Valkmusa National Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kouvola trip planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Kouvola is an approximately 10-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Jerusalem in September, things will get cooler in Kouvola: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park

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Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
On the 30th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, then head off the coast to Malonsaari, and finally explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, then get outside with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot, then take an in-depth tour of Wolkoff House Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Nuijamaa Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Imatra online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Imatra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ahtari.

Things to do in Imatra

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari

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Ahtari

Ahtari ©
Ähtäri is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the Southern Ostrobothnia region. On the 2nd (Wed), see the interesting displays at JM-Rally Parc Ferme and then get to know the resident critters at Ahtari Zoo.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ahtari trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Imatra to Ahtari in 5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Ahtari are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Ahtari

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo
JM-Rally Parc Ferme ©
JM-Rally Parc Ferme

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Riisitunturi National Park and Kiutakongas Rapids. Take a break from Kuusamo with a short trip to Pieni Karhunkierros Trail in Juuma, about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, and stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kuusamo trip site.

Getting from Ahtari to Kuusamo by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Ahtari in October, you will find days in Kuusamo are a bit cooler (3°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 2 — 5:
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail

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Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. On the 6th (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at Hanko Water Tower, then trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path, and then kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hanko online trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kuusamo to Hanko. In October, Hanko is a bit warmer than Kuusamo - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Hanko

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Trails
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hanko to Kimito Island. In October, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nuuksio National Park and Hakaniemi Market. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Katajanokka, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip site.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Helsinki are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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