10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
1
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
3
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: London

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. On the 26th (Tue), examine the collection at Museum of Aviation, pause for some serene contemplation at Marian Kirkko, then wander the streets of Hamina Old Town, and finally wander the streets of Linden Esplanade.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kotka tour itinerary planning site.

London, UK to Kotka is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Kotka, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hamina
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Museum of Aviation ©
Museum of Aviation
Marian Kirkko ©
Marian Kirkko

3
nights
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 27th (Wed): browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Turku route planner.

Getting from Kotka to Turku by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Church of the Holy Cross, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 29th (Fri), stroll around Lilla holmen and then steep yourself in history at The Maritime Quarter.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Mariehamn vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Fun & Games Casinos
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
The Maritime Quarter ©
The Maritime Quarter

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.
Head to Hakaniemi Market and Taiga Colorsfor some retail therapy. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, stop by Pien Shop & Bar, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary builder app.

Fly from Mariehamn to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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