5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kotka Church, thenwander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and finally stroll around Sapokka Water Garden.

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London, UK to Kotka is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kotka are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Ullanlinna. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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Traveling by car from Kotka to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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