15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kotka
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Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Koli National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vaasa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 1 night
Drive
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly

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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. Get out of town with these interesting Kotka side-trips: Kouvola (Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area & Tykkimaen Sauna). There's still lots to do: stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail, take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotka tour planner.

Portland, USA to Kotka is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 10 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Portland in April: high temperatures in Kotka hover around 45°F and lows are around 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukko-Koli, examine the collection at Koli Nature Centre Ukko, head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, and take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Koli National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 42°F, and evening lows to 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Ukko-Koli ©
Ski Area
Ukko-Koli
4.8
Pielinen ©
Water Body
Pielinen
5.0
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Outdoor Activity
Neitikoski Rapids
5.0

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Vaasa

Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta, take some stellar pictures from Saltkaret, then fly down the slopes at Ojberget, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at Zip Adventure Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Vaasa itinerary planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Vaasa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April, daytime highs in Vaasa are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Ojberget ©
Ski Area
Ojberget
4.4

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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Turku Castle and then grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip planning site.

Getting from Vaasa to Turku by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. April in Turku sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 30°F at night. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
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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: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip maker website.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In April in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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