6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Narathiwat
Fly + Drive:  31​h
1
Kotka
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Narathiwat

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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 16th (Thu): head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotka Church, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kotka day trip planning app .

Narathiwat, Thailand to Kotka is an approximately 31-hour flight. Traveling from Narathiwat to Kotka, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Kotka is cooler than Narathiwat - with highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Kotka Church ©
Kotka Church

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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.
On the 17th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, make a trip to Senate Square, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, then hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner .

You can drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

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