13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Koli National Park
— 4 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 landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, shop like a local with Market Square Kauppatori, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki tour itinerary builder website.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in May, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between 18°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, stroll through Paha-Koli Hill, don't miss a visit to Paateri, and see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Koli National Park. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-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. Step out of Kotka with an excursion to Repovesi National Park in Kouvola--about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, stroll through Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, and stroll around Fuksinpuisto Park.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kotka trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Kotka in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In May, daytime highs in Kotka are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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

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