9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland visit planner

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kouvola
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Kouvola
— 3 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly

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Kouvola

— 3 nights
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Kouvola side-trips: Kotka (St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Linden Esplanade, &more) and Hiidenvuori (in Iitti). Spend the 9th (Sat) exploring nature at Repovesi National Park. The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and relax and rejuvenate at Tykkimaen Sauna.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kouvola road trip tool.

New Delhi, India to Kouvola is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Kouvola. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in October; daily highs in Kouvola reach 7°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Helsinki

— 5 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church.

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You can drive from Kouvola to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Helsinki are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Sat).

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Military Museums
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."