8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Kouvola
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki tour itinerary builder website.

Amman, Jordan to Helsinki is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Amman in October; daily highs in Helsinki reach 10°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 1st (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, then step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, and finally appreciate the history behind Kotka Sculpture Promenade.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kouvola route builder site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kouvola in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Kouvola, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Angry Birds Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can fly from Kouvola to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kouvola in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -2°C and lows are around -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games · Museums · Parks
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Angry Birds Park ©
Angry Birds Park
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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