9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kouvola
— 2 nights
2
Lieksa
— 2 nights
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 16th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park. On the next day, take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, walk around Riverside Park, and then hike along Santalahti Nature Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Kouvola route planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Kouvola is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Kouvola due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in August, expect Kouvola to be much colder, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Kotka
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail

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Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids and then trek along Akka-Koli Hill. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lieksa trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Kouvola to Lieksa by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Lieksa are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Akka-Koli Hill
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 20th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mustasaaren kirkko, then examine the collection at Terranova, and then explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vaasa tour builder app.

Traveling by car from Lieksa to Vaasa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Mustasaaren kirkko ©
Mustasaaren kirkko

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Getting from Vaasa to Helsinki by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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