11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 7 nights
2
Kotka
— 3 nights

7
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.
Visiting Pihlajasaari Recreational Park and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum. Pack the 9th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki sightseeing site.

Jerusalem, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Jerusalem in August; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. You'll set off for Kotka on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in Helsinki

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

3
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. Popular historic sites such as Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry and St. Nicholas Orthodox Church are in your itinerary. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Model Railroad Museum Kouvola and Sapokka Water Garden. Change things up with these side-trips from Kotka: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Tykkimaki Amusement Park (in Kouvola).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kotka trip site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kotka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Kotka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kouvola, Arboretum Mustila, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Tykkimaki Amusement Park ©
Tykkimaki Amusement Park
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church

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