18 days in Finland Itinerary

18 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Kouvola
— 2 nights
3
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
4
Vaasa
— 1 day
5
Kimito Island
— 1 night
6
Raseborg
— 2 nights
7
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

4
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Pornaistenniemi Nature Trail. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Vantaa to see Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki driving holiday planning website.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Luxembourg City to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Luxembourg City in September: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, and then identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kouvola route app.

Drive from Helsinki to Kouvola in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Riverside Park, 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.
Get outdoors at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail and Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. And it doesn't end there: trek along Paha-Koli Hill, take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama, stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, and contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Koli National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Koli National Park takes 5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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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
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vaasa vacation app.

Getting from Koli National Park to Vaasa by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Kimito Island online road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Vaasa to Kimito Island with the Route module. In September, daytime highs in Kimito Island are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Raseborg.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

2
nights
Raseborg

Raseborg ©
Raseborg is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Teijo National Park. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ekenas Archipelago National Park.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Kimito Island to Raseborg. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Raseborg

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Teijo National Park
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 29th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Raseborg to Rovaniemi. When traveling from Raseborg in September, plan for slightly colder days in Rovaniemi, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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