17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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17 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
4
Levi
— 3 nights
5
Saariselka
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  7​h 45​min
6
Kimito Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum, then hike along Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, then take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenvuori, and finally identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, then step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Kouvola travel route planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kouvola is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in April; daily highs in Kouvola reach 8°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Hiidenvuori
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Paha-Koli Hill and Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. Take a break from the city and head to Ukko-Koli Hill and Ukko-Koli.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park road trip planner.

You can drive from Kouvola to Koli National Park in 5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 6th (Sat), stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then hike along Kiutakongas Rapids. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Ruka and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

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Getting from Koli National Park to Kuusamo by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Koli National Park in April: high temperatures in Kuusamo hover around 3°C and lows are around -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Safaris
Ruka ©
Ruka

3
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

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You can fly from Kuusamo to Levi in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 11th (Thu), fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: get interesting insight from Tours, then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka online road trip planner .

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

3
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Escape the urban bustle at Oro and Tulliniemi Nature Path. Discover out-of-the-way places like Archipelago National Park and Soderlangvik. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kimito Island: Hanko Water Tower (in Hanko) and Ekenas Old Town (in Raseborg).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kimito Island tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Saariselka to Kimito Island takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Saariselka in April, things will get a bit warmer in Kimito Island: highs are around 9°C and lows about -1°C. On the 16th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hanko, Ekenas Old Town
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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

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