7 days in Kouvola & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Kouvola & Helsinki Itinerary

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7 days in Kouvola & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Kouvola
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Paris

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Repovesi National Park and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area. Get outdoors at Arboretum Mustila and Hiidenvuori. Change things up with these side-trips from Kouvola: Kotka (Riverside Park, Linden Esplanade, & more) and Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral (in Hamina). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Kouvola City Museum.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Kouvola online sightseeing planner .

Paris, France to Kouvola is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for little chillier days in Kouvola, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, Hiidenvuori, Arboretum Mustila
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Cathedral of Porvoo. Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Katajanokka, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and steep yourself in history at The Aalto House.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki route builder tool .

Traveling by train from Kouvola to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Cathedral of Porvoo
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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