8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
Drive:  4​h
1
Porvoo
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Kouvola
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Tampere
— 1 night
6
Lahti
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Riga

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Porvoo

Porvoo
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
To see where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Porvoo trip planner .

Tallinn, Estonia to Porvoo is an approximately 5-hour car ride. In July, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will leave for Kotka on the 18th (Thu).

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Nature Museums
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Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotka tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Kotka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kotka are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for Kouvola.

Things to do in Kotka

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Valkmusa National Park
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Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Repovesi National Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kouvola tour itinerary maker app .

You can take a train from Kotka to Kouvola in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kouvola can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Kouvola

Nature Parks
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nyrolan luontopolku. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto and then stop by Vitikkala Manor.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla day trip planning website .

You can drive from Kotka to Jyvaskyla in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Vitikkala Manor
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Maki-Matin perhepuisto ©
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Nyrolan luontopolku ©
Nyrolan luontopolku
Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kaupinoja Sauna. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Kaupinoja Sauna.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Tampere journey site .

Traveling by train from Jyvaskyla to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Lahti.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Kaupinoja Sauna ©
Kaupinoja Sauna
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): enjoy some diversion at Laune Central Park, explore the activities along Pikku Vesijarvi, then see the interesting displays at Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo, and finally see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lahti online trip builder .

Getting from Tampere to Lahti by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Lahti, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums Parks Fun & Games
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Pikku Vesijarvi ©
Pikku Vesijarvi

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