10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Coimbatore
Fly + Drive:  16 h 45 min
1
Kotka
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h
2
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Coimbatore

1
day
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. On the 26th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Merila, thenstroll around Riverside Park, thentrek along Santalahti Nature Trail, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Linden Esplanade.

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Coimbatore, India to Kotka is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Coimbatore to Kotka. Traveling from Coimbatore in May, things will get colder in Kotka: highs are around 18°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa, thentrek along Akka-Koli Hill, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill.

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Drive from Kotka to Koli National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Vaasa road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Vaasa takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in May, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 29th (Wed), take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, thenbrowse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and then take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Photographic Centre Peri, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

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You can drive from Vaasa to Turku in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In May in Turku, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Get some cultural insight at Temppeliaukio Church and The Esplanadi Park. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Market Square Kauppatori, look for gifts at Artisaani, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Helsinki sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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