11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
3
Kotka
— 4 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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, test your team's savvy at Labyrinth Games Room Escape, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki tour planning website.

Chennai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Chennai in August; daily highs in Helsinki reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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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.
On the 25th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, tour the pleasant surroundings at Herajarvi Hiking Trail, and then trek along Paha-Koli Hill. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, then trek along Akka-Koli Hill, then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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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. Change things up with a short trip to Repovesi National Park in Kouvola (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, stroll around Riverside Park, trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, and get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kotka trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Koli National Park to Kotka in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August in Kotka, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park