8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tampere
— 1 night
2
Kouvola
— 1 night
3
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 14th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

Before you visit Tampere, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Riga, Latvia to Tampere is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Tampere when traveling from Riga in July, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kouvola trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Kouvola takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature · Parks
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, then hike along Akka-Koli Hill, and finally trek along Paha-Koli Hill. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, then hike along Herajarvi Hiking Trail, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To find reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Kouvola to Koli National Park in 5 hours. July in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Pack the 21st (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker app.

Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki with the Route module. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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