5 days in Helsinki & Koli National Park Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Koli National Park Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly to Joensuu Airport, Drive to Koli National Park
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive to Joensuu Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Helsinki

— 2 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Temppeliaukio Church and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary maker tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Helsinki. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:

Koli National Park

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): trek along Paha-Koli Hill, trek along Akka-Koli Hill, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukko-Koli Hill, then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip itinerary website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7: