8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kouvola
— 3 nights
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights

3
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kouvola: Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail, Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, &more) and Hiidenvuori (in Iitti). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Repovesi National Park. There's more to do: take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Kouvola is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Kouvola due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in October; daily highs in Kouvola reach 7°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Hiidenvuori
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

4
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: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Kouvola to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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

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