11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Doha

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner .

Doha, Qatar to Helsinki is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Doha to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In August, Helsinki is cooler than Doha - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Change things up with a short trip to Old Rauma in Rauma (about 1h 30 min away). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Turku visit website .

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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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. On the 16th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, walk around Sibelius Park, then meet the residents at Maretarium, and finally stroll around Sapokka Water Garden.

Plan trip to Kotka with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Repovesi National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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