5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: St. Petersburg
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Kimito Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Imatra
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
End: St. Petersburg

3
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip app .

St. Petersburg, Russia to Kimito Island is an approximately 9-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Kimito Island. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from St. Petersburg in May since evenings lows in Kimito Island dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park and then trek along Santalahti Nature Trail.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kotka travel website .

Drive from Kimito Island to Kotka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Kotka are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Imatra.

Things to do in Kotka

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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1
day
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
On the 10th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lempukka Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Imatra trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kotka to Imatra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Imatra

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

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