7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Verona
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Kouvola
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  6​h 30​min
End: Verona

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, then explore the striking landscape at Hiidenvuori, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kouvola road trip planning app .

Verona, Italy to Kouvola is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Verona to Kouvola due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Verona in August; daily highs in Kouvola reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

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

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tampere visit planner .

Take a train from Kouvola to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 7th (Wed), explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Turku road trip tool .

Take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
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.
On the 8th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki holiday planner.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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