7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Pack the 7th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki route planner.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in August, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
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 8th (Thu): hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, then walk around Riverside Park, and then see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park, let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park, admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, then take in the pleasant sights at Linden Esplanade, and finally step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kotka trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kotka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kotka are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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