10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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. Get out of town with these interesting Kotka side-trips: Kouvola (Repovesi National Park & Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, walk around Riverside Park, admire the natural beauty at Palotorninvuori Park, and take in the pleasant sights at Linden Esplanade.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kotka tour builder tool.

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 little chillier days in Kotka, with highs around 23°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time 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
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to ArtBank (in Pargas) and Rauma (Old Rauma & Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Turku online route maker.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Turku takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, ArtBank, Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

3
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: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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