10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kotka
— 1 day
2
Inari
— 1 day
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 1 night
5
Hanko
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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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 22nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, then identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, then examine the collection at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kotka online journey maker.

Melbourne, Australia to Kotka is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Kotka is minus 8 hours. In April, Kotka is much colder than Melbourne - with highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Inari road trip site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Kotka to Inari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kotka in April, with highs in Inari at 3°C and lows at -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 23:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally see the interesting displays at Emil Aaltosen Museo.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Inari to Tampere takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in April, expect Tampere to be somewhat warmer, temps between 8°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vepsa Island, browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip maker.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. April in Turku sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hanko.

Things to do in Turku

Nature · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 26:
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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night
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Hanko Water Tower, then hike along Tulliniemi Nature Path, and then kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hanko online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Turku to Hanko in 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Hanko are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hanko

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, then browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally stop by Ullanlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Hanko to Helsinki in 2 hours. In April in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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