11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

5
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, museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Helsinki online trip maker .

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In October, Helsinki is much colder than New Delhi - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
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 6th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Model Railroad Museum Kouvola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, then step off the mainland to explore Haapasaari Island, and then pause for some photo ops at Statue of Varvara Shantina.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kotka trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kotka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Statue of Varvara Shantina, Arboretum Mustila, Model Railroad Museum Kouvola
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Haapasaari Island ©
Haapasaari Island
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): make a trip to ArtBank, then hike along The Archipelago Trail, and then get lost in a book at Turku City Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: paddle through the water with Aavameri, then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and then cool off at JukuPark Turku is open 1 of September?.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Turku online trip itinerary builder .

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. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

ArtBank
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

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