10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Vienna

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, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary maker website .

Vienna, Austria to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Vienna to Helsinki is 1 hour. Traveling from Vienna in August, things will get little chillier in Helsinki: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Go for a jaunt from Turku to Rauma to see Old Rauma about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, and get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find maps and tourist information, read Turku vacation builder app .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

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

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. Explore Kotka's surroundings by going to Kouvola (Repovesi National Park & Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, and stroll around Palotorninvuori Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotka day trip website .

Drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. August in Kotka sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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

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