7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Kotka
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Jerusalem

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 10th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki tour builder app .

Jerusalem, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
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 11th (Thu): get your game on at Moomin World, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Turku trip planning tool .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku 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 12th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, then take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, and finally head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kotka trip website .

Traveling by car from Turku to Kotka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July in Kotka, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo

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