12 days in Kotka & Helsinki Itinerary

12 days in Kotka & Helsinki Itinerary

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12 days in Kotka & Helsinki Itinerary

Helsinki
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Helsinki
— 9 nights
Helsinki

2
days
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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, kick back and relax at Aijanniemi Beach, and then examine the collection at Salpa Line Museum.

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Helsinki to Kotka is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In June in Kotka, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Repovesi National Park, Salpa Line Museum
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church

9
days
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Teijo national park and Tulliniemi Nature Path. Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Bellevue Beach (in Hanko), Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and relax in the rural setting at Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy.

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You can drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Pernio, Espoo, Hanko, Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Cathedral of Porvoo
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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