13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kotka
— 2 nights
2
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 (Mon), stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail, then let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park, then admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, and finally step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then stroll around Riverside Park, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Kotka attractions planner.

New Delhi, India to Kotka is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Kotka is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in September, things will get colder in Kotka: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to 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
nights
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli) and Koli National Park (Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, Paha-Koli Hill, &more). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, don't miss a visit to Paateri, and see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lieksa trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kotka to Lieksa by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough 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

2
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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.
On the 8th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World. Keep things going the next day: grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, then make a trip to Naantali Old Town, then hike along The Archipelago Trail, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku itinerary planning site.

Drive from Lieksa to Turku in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, daytime highs in Turku are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

4
nights
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, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki itinerary builder website.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Fri) 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
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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