10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Kotka
— 3 nights

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 landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, and stroll through The Esplanadi Park.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Vienna, Austria to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vienna to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vienna in August, expect Helsinki to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
When in Turku, make a side trip to see Old Rauma in Rauma, approximately Rauma away. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, and have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

For maps and tourist information, read our Turku trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Naantali, Old Rauma
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

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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). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, walk around Palotorninvuori Park, let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park, and stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kotka vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Kotka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kouvola
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth

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