16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kotka
— 2 nights
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Kimito Island
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 3 nights
5
Inari
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

2
nights
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. Do some cultural sightseeing at Stromforsin Ruukki and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lehman and Arboretum Mustila. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santalahti Nature Trail, explore the galleries of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and walk around Riverside Park.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kotka day trip app.

Mumbai, India to Kotka is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Kotka is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in April, things will get colder in Kotka: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Stromforsin Ruukki, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 12th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

Before you visit Savonlinna, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Savonlinna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kimito Island road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kimito Island takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Naantali Old Town and Turku Cathedral. We've included these beaches for you: Bellevue Beach and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Hanko Water Tower in Hanko, approximately Hanko away. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Turku trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hanko, Naantali
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Inari trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Inari takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, Inari is a bit cooler than Turku - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Mannerheim Museum and Ullanlinna. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kansallisgalleria and Hietaranta Beach. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and examine the collection at Design Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Inari - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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