11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Jaipur

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Santalahti Nature Trail, then identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, then admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Salpa Line Museum and then take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kotka online sightseeing planner .

Jaipur, India to Kotka is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Jaipur to Kotka. Traveling from Jaipur in August, things will get cooler in Kotka: highs are around 23°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trips

Salpa Line Museum, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Rauma (Old Rauma & Ruokapuoti Lumo). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, make a trip to Naantali Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip app .

Traveling by car from Kotka to Turku takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

5
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 Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and make a trip to The Esplanadi Park.

Plan my day in Helsinki using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

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