6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
1
Kotka
— 1 day
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Inari
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Hanko
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Doha

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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. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti, then wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kotka online trip builder .

Doha, Qatar to Kotka is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Doha in April: high temperatures in Kotka hover around 8°C and lows are around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kotka

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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Inari travel planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Kotka to Inari takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kotka in April: high temperatures in Inari hover around 3°C and lows are around -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Inari

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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Tulliniemi Nature Path and then kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hanko online trip builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Inari to Hanko. Traveling from Inari in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Hanko: highs are around 9°C and lows about -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hanko

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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take a stroll through Katajanokka, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in nature's colorful creations at Observatory Hill Park, and finally wander the streets of Ullanlinna. Here are some ideas for day two: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Hanko to Helsinki takes 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

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