25 days in Finland Itinerary

25 days in Finland Itinerary

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25 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16​h 45​min
1
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Turku
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Tampere
— 5 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

3
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. Get a sense of the local culture at Bunker Museum and St. John's Church. Step out of the city life by going to Arboretum Mustila and Riverside Park. Get out of town with these interesting Kotka side-trips: Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola) and Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kymi Church, and kick back and relax at Beach Mansikkalahti.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kotka tour itinerary tool .

Bengaluru, India to Kotka is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 3 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in May, with highs in Kotka at 18°C and lows at 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Hamina, Salpa Line Museum, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Bunker Museum, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kimito Island online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Kotka to Kimito Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turku Castle and Ett Hem Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Teijo national park and Isokari Lighthouse. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

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Getting from Kimito Island to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May in Turku, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Isokari Lighthouse, Teijo National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

5
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Take a break from the city and head to Yyteri Beach and Rauhaniemi Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vapriikin Museokeskus and Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko). Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi) and Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, and steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere sightseeing planning site .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pori, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Ahtari Zoo
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kiutakongas Rapids and Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre. Visiting Safaris and Pieni Karhunkierros Trail will get you outdoors. When in Kuusamo, make a side trip to see Riisitunturi National Park in Posio, approximately 1h 05 min away. It doesn't end there: look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo online visit planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Kuusamo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tampere in May; daily highs in Kuusamo reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, Riisitunturi National Park
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Safaris

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Nuuksio National Park. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Rock Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Fagervik Museum (in Inkoo). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For photos and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kuusamo in June, with highs in Helsinki at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Fagervik Museum, Vantaa Art Museum, Bellevue Beach
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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