10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Abu Dhabi

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.
Pack the 23rd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, stroll around The Esplanadi Park, and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in November, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car 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

2
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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.
On the 24th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, then tour in harmony with nature at Bike Rental - by Carfield, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see maps and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Turku are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then stroll around Sapokka Water Garden, then let the kids burn off some steam at Katariina Seaside Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kotka trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In November in Kotka, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Repovesi National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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