6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Kouvola
— 1 night
3
Koli National Park
— 1 night
4
Oulu
— 1 night
5
Pori
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get outside with Haagan Alppiruusupuisto, contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, then head off the coast to Pihlajasaari Recreational Park, and finally step off the mainland to explore Vallisaari. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Johannes Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and finally walk around Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden.

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The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Helsinki. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Pihlajasaari Recreational Park ©
Pihlajasaari Recreational Park
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach
Vallisaari ©
Vallisaari

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): witness the site of a historic battle at Utti Fort, hike along Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, then examine the collection at Kouvola Tube Radio Museum, then examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Ristin kirkko.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kouvola sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kouvola in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kouvola

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Kouvola Tube Radio Museum ©
Kouvola Tube Radio Museum
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Pyhan Ristin kirkko ©
Pyhan Ristin kirkko

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): trek along Makravaara Hill, then trek along Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

To find photos and other tourist information, use the Koli National Park road trip app.

You can drive from Kouvola to Koli National Park in 5 hours. July in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, grab your bike and head to Outdoors Oulu Oy, and then identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Oulu online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Oulu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Oulu

Wildlife · Parks · Spas
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Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Outdoors Oulu Oy ©
Outdoors Oulu Oy
Spas

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, get outside with Yyterin Nakotorni, then kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Palace of Junnelius.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Oulu to Pori takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daytime highs in Pori are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Yyterin Nakotorni ©
Yyterin Nakotorni

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