6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kotka
Drive:  1 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
End: Helsinki

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker.

Kotka to Helsinki is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Ekenas Archipelago National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park

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nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and then explore the striking landscape at Julma Olkky. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at The Predator Center in Kuusamo and then head outdoors with Karhunkierros.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo trip planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Kuusamo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in July: highs in Kuusamo hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. On the 11th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Julma Olkky ©
Julma Olkky
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

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