15 days in Helsinki Region & Lakeland Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki Region & Lakeland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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Koli National Park
— 4 nights
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Savonlinna
— 3 nights
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Kouvola
— 2 nights

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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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki vacation planner.

Portland, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Portland to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Portland in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill, see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, don't miss a visit to Paateri, and trek along Kasken Kierros Nature Trail.

Planning Koli National Park trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Koli National Park. In June, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savonlinna: Puumala (Puumalansalmen silta ja nakoalahissi, Viewing Platform in Puumala, &more), Parikkala (Parikkalan kirkko, Siikalahti Wetland, &more) and Mikkeli (Mikkelin Taidemuseo & Communications Centre Lokki). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George Church.

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Drive from Koli National Park to Savonlinna in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Communications Centre Lokki
Communications Centre Lokki
The Parikkala Sculpture Park ©
The Parikkala Sculpture Park

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 21st (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kouvola day trip site.

Getting from Savonlinna to Kouvola by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

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