9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kouvola
— 1 day
2
Imatra
— 1 night
3
Muonio
— 1 night
4
Kuusamo
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, thenhike along Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Ristin kirkko.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kouvola holiday planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Kouvola is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Kouvola. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Abu Dhabi in October: high temperatures in Kouvola hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trip

Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Pyhan Ristin kirkko ©
Pyhan Ristin kirkko

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Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): stop by Imatran Kalatalo, admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, head off the coast to Malonsaari, thenhead off the coast to Lammassaari Island, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Nicholas.

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Drive from Kouvola to Imatra in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Imatra, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Imatra

Nature Parks Trails
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari

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Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Keimiotunturi Fell and then get interesting insight from Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Muonio online trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Imatra to Muonio. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Imatra in October: high temperatures in Muonio hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare and then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kuusamo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Kuusamo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Nature Parks Shopping
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

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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.
On the 17th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, thenhunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and finally stop by Artisaani. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki journey maker app.

Fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Kuusamo in October, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori

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