13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  18​h 15​min
1
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Mumbai

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti, then take in the pleasant sights at Linden Esplanade, and then take a stroll through Stromforsin ruukki. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Hamina Old Town, contemplate the long history of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then head off the coast to Lehman, and finally admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kotka day trip app .

Mumbai, India to Kotka is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in July: highs in Kotka hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Stromforsin ruukki, Hamina Old Town
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Lehman ©
Lehman
Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore Turku's surroundings by going to Mathildedalin Kylapanimo (in Salo) and Bellevue Beach (in Hanko). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, have fun at Adventure Park, get your game on at Moomin World, and gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip builder tool .

You can drive from Kotka to Turku in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Naantali, Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, Bellevue Beach
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Herrainpaivat Beach, don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Pori trip maker tool .

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Herrainpaivat Beach ©
Herrainpaivat Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

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Getting from Pori to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner .

You can take a train from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Stadin Panimo ©
Stadin Panimo

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