5 days in Imatra & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Imatra & Helsinki Itinerary

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5 days in Imatra & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  20​h 45​min
1
Imatra
— 1 day
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, enjoy the sand and surf at Lempukka Beach, then head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tainionkosken Church.

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London, UK to Imatra is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Imatra is 2 hours. Traveling from London in February, things will get slightly colder in Imatra: highs are around -1°C and lows about -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Tainionkosken Church ©
Tainionkosken Church

3
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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, sample the tasty concoctions at Stadin Panimo, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner .

You can take a train from Imatra to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. February in Helsinki sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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