6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Kotka
— Few hours

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the masterpieces at Design Museum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Helsinki vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Oakland, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from Oakland in May, expect Helsinki to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Beaches
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Turku travel planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

few
hours
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 28th (Mon): wander the streets of Linden Esplanade and then hike along Santalahti Nature Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotka trip planner.

Getting from Turku to Kotka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Kotka are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail

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