10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Kouvola (Repovesi National Park & Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, stroll around Riverside Park, and head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kotka vacation planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kotka is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. When traveling from Tel Aviv in August, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Kotka: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Kouvola
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Rauma (Old Rauma & Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum) and ArtBank (in Pargas). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner .

You can drive from Kotka to Turku in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Moomin World, ArtBank
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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nights
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki journey builder site .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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