10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Islamabad
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Islamabad

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: contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online route planner.

Islamabad, Pakistan to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Islamabad to Helsinki. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Islamabad in June, with highs in Helsinki at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

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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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an unorthodox tour of Uhrihalkeama, see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, then don't miss a visit to Paateri, then hike along Akka-Koli Hill, and finally look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Koli National Park travel route planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Koli National Park. In June, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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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. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): stroll around Riverside Park, see the interesting displays at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then contemplate the long history of Kotka Church, then admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, then examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and then admire the striking features of Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kotka tour planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Kotka in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In June, daytime highs in Kotka are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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