7 days in Koli & Koli National Park Itinerary

7 days in Koli & Koli National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Karelia tour planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Dublin
Fly + Drive:  15 h
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Dublin


Koli ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ukko-Koli Hill. Explore Koli's surroundings by going to New Valamo Monastery (in Heinavesi) and Joensuu (Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, &more).

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Koli trip itinerary planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Koli is an approximately 15- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dublin to Koli. In May, daytime highs in Koli are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Koli

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Joensuu, New Valamo Monastery
Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 1:
Highlights from your plan
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Koli Nature Centre Ukko ©
Koli Nature Centre Ukko
New Valamo Monastery ©
New Valamo Monastery


Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, then make a trip to Paateri, and then get outside with Neitikoski Rapids.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lieksa sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Koli to Lieksa takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors Museums
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Paateri ©
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids