19 days in Finland Itinerary

19 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kouvola
— 2 nights
2
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
3
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
4
Tampere
— 4 nights
5
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum, then delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, then take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenvuori, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kouvola trip planner.

Hannover, Germany to Kouvola is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hannover to Kouvola. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Hannover in July: highs in Kouvola hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hiidenvuori, Arboretum Mustila
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ukko-Koli Hill and Neitikoski Rapids. Get outdoors at Paha-Koli Hill and Akka-Koli Hill. There's more to do: take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Koli National Park sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Koli National Park takes 5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) 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
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Riisitunturi National Park and Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. Family-friendly places like Kiutakongas Rapids and Shopping Center Kumpare will thrill your kids. There's more to do: relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm and explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Kuusamo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. July in Kuusamo sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Riisitunturi National Park, Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Yyteri Beach and Hatanpaa Arboretum. Kids will enjoy Ahtari Zoo and Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Go for a jaunt from Tampere to Ylojarvi to see Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, have some family-friendly fun at PortaaliVR, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

Before you visit Tampere, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Do a combination of flight and train from Kuusamo to Tampere in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Ahtari Zoo, Yyteri Beach, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 21st (Sun), explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kimito Island day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Kimito Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

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.
Attractions like Nuuksio National Park and Linnanmaki Amusement Park make great kid-friendly stops. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Teijo National Park. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki journey builder website.

Getting from Kimito Island to Helsinki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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