10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Patong, Phuket
Fly + Drive:  17 h 30 min
1
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Patong, Phuket

1
night
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 2nd (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, let the kids burn off some steam at Katariina Seaside Park, thenwalk around Riverside Park, thenwander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and finally step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth. Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, admire the landmark architecture of Hamina Fortress, admire the landmark architecture of Hamina Town Hall, thenhike along Santalahti Nature Trail, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotka trip itinerary tool.

Patong, Thailand to Kotka is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Patong to Kotka. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Patong in September: high temperatures in Kotka hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Hamina, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

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 4th (Wed): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thentake an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and finally gear up at Bike Rental - by Carfield. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the collection at Turku City Library, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and finally don't miss a visit to Kultaranta Garden.

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Traveling by car from Kotka to Turku takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

4
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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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