21 days in Finland Itinerary

21 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kotka
— 3 nights
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Savonlinna
— 2 nights
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Koli National Park
— 3 nights
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Tampere
— 3 nights
5
Turku
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 6 nights

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3
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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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kotka: Kouvola (Repovesi National Park, Model Railroad Museum Kouvola, &more). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and walk around Palotorninvuori Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kotka day trip website.

Bengaluru, India to Kotka is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in July; daily highs in Kotka reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

2
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge, then walk around The Parikkala Sculpture Park, and finally identify plant and animal life at Siikalahti Wetland.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip planner.

You can drive from Kotka to Savonlinna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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The Parikkala Sculpture Park ©
The Parikkala Sculpture Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

3
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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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill, explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, and hike along Ukko-Koli Hill.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park travel route site.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Koli National Park in 3 hours. July in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art (in Mantta-Vilppula) and The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, examine the collection at The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, and enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere journey planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Tampere in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art ©
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross & Old Rauma). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, browse the collection at Turku City Library, pedal to the sights with Bike Rental - by Carfield, and take an in-depth tour of Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 5:
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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