8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
1
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Joensuu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: London

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 30th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

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London, UK to Kouvola is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Kouvola is 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature Parks
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

3
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Step out of Joensuu to go to Lieksa and see Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: trek along Paha-Koli Hill, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

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Traveling by car from Kouvola to Joensuu takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, test your problem-solving skills at Labyrinth Games Room Escape, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki holiday tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Joensuu to Helsinki. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Labyrinth Games Room Escape ©
Labyrinth Games Room Escape

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