5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  9​h
1
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, then steep yourself in history at Kotka Church, then don't miss a visit to Linden Esplanade, and finally admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kotka trip planner.

London, UK to Kotka is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Kotka Church ©
Kotka Church

2
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas & Wellness and Ullanlinna. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and explore the world behind art at Design Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Helsinki, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Spas
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Spas & Wellness
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

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