15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kouvola
— 2 nights
2
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
3
Oulu
— 1 night
4
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
5
Vaasa
— 1 night
6
Pori
— 1 night
7
Helsinki
— 5 nights

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: visit Linden Esplanade, then stroll around Riverside Park, then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kouvola holiday builder tool.

Vienna, Austria to Kouvola is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Vienna in August, expect Kouvola to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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

3
nights
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.
Visiting Paha-Koli Hill and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: hike along Akka-Koli Hill, look for all kinds of wild species at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, and head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Koli National Park takes 5 hours. In August in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 24th (Mon), shop like a local with Kauppahalli, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, then contemplate the long history of Oulu Cathedral, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Outdoors Oulu Oy, and finally walk around Hupisaaret Park.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Oulu trip builder.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In August in Oulu, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Outdoors Oulu Oy ©
Outdoors Oulu Oy
Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Pyhatunturi trip planner.

Drive from Oulu to Pyhatunturi in 4.5 hours. August in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature · Parks
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Vaasa online trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pyhatunturi to Vaasa. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 27th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, and finally walk around Kirjurinluoto.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Pori trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Vaasa to Pori in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Pori are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Pori

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, admire the natural beauty at Kivinokka, and steep yourself in history at Pohjolan toimitalo.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Pori to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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