13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kotka
— 2 nights
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Lieksa
— 4 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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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 2nd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, then let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santalahti Nature Trail, and finally walk around Riverside Park. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Sapokka Water Garden, examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and then identify plant and animal life at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kotka itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Kotka is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in August, things will get much colder in Kotka: highs are around 23°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

4
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Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Change things up with these side-trips from Lieksa: Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli) and Koli National Park (Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, Paha-Koli Hill, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Paateri, examine the collection at Pielisen Museum, and head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Lieksa online road trip planner.

You can drive from Kotka to Lieksa in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World. On your second day here, browse the collection at Turku City Library, then take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Lieksa to Turku in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip planning site.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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