5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

5 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kotka
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Kotka
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Turku
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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. On the 5th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Maretarium, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Hamina Fortress, admire the landmark architecture of Hamina Town Hall, explore the galleries of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then appreciate the history behind Kotka Sculpture Promenade, then stroll around Sibelius Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotka Church.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kotka online trip itinerary maker.

Los Angeles, USA to Kotka is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in November; daily highs in Kotka reach 37°F and lows reach 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: pedal to the sights with Bike Rental - by Carfield and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Turku holiday website.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Turku takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Turku, expect temperatures between 40°F during the day and 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Trails
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