16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Temppeliaukio Church and The Esplanadi Park. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stop by Katajanokka, and deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki online trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in August, expect Helsinki to be cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 19th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, walk around Riverside Park, thenmake a trip to Linden Esplanade, and finally head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kouvola trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kouvola takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kotka
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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.
Get in touch with nature at Paha-Koli Hill and Makravaara Hill. There's lots more to do: trek along Akka-Koli Hill, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Herajarvi Hiking Trail.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Kouvola to Koli National Park by car takes about 5 hours. In August in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

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

2
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. On the 24th (Mon), stroll through Hiukka, head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Venajanhiekka. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sotkamo tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Sotkamo in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Sotkamo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rautavaara
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 26th (Wed), browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, thenstroll around Hupisaaret Park, and finally take a spin around town with Outdoors Oulu Oy.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Oulu tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Sotkamo to Oulu takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Oulu

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

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night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 27th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), thenkick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, thenstroll through Yyteri Beach, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Pori attractions planner.

Getting from Oulu to Pori by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. August in Pori sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

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

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Stone Castle of Pirunvuori, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Pohtiolampi, step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, thenstroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and finally steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Tampere using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Wildlife

Side Trip

Stone Castle of Pirunvuori
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Spas

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