8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
3
Kouvola
— 2 nights

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, and test your team's savvy at Labyrinth Games Room Escape.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online journey builder.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. In October, Helsinki is much colder than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
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 8th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, don't miss a visit to Paateri, then trek along Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Ukko-Koli, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, then trek along Akka-Koli Hill, and finally trek along Paha-Koli Hill.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park with the Route module. When traveling from Helsinki in October, plan for little chillier days in Koli National Park, with highs around 6°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Model Railroad Museum Kouvola and then explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Kouvola road trip planning app.

Drive from Koli National Park to Kouvola in 5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Kouvola are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Model Railroad Museum Kouvola ©
Model Railroad Museum Kouvola

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