10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Kimito Island
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Tampere
— 1 night
5
Kotka
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Heureka. Visit Cathedral of Porvoo and Castle Hill for their historical value. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo, approximately Porvoo away. Pack the 3rd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, and look for all kinds of wild species at Laajalahti Nature Reserve.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Helsinki is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Riyadh in July, expect Helsinki to be cooler, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Must see
Kansallisgalleria
4.2
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Science Museum
Heureka
4.3

1
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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip app.

Getting from Helsinki to Kimito Island by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Wildlife · Museums
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Wildlife Area
Oro
4.7
Art Museum
Soderlangvik Gard
4.5

1
night
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 6th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Turku vacation planner.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites
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Must see
Turku Cathedral
4.4
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Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
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History Museum
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
4.4

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 7th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Tampere sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites
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2
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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 8th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, and then see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, walk around Riverside Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Marian Kirkko, and finally contemplate the long history of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral.

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Getting from Tampere to Kotka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Kotka, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Religious Site
St. John's Church
4.0
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Wildlife Area
Arboretum Mustila
4.7

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