7 days in Helsinki Region & Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Region & Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Singapore

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Helsinki

— 3 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Katajanokka and The National Museum of Finland. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mannerheim Museum and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and stroll around Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip builder tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in March, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Spas
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Turku

— 1 night
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 24th (Thu), take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Turku road trip tool.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. March in Turku sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Kotka

— 2 nights
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. On the 25th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, visit Linden Esplanade, and then browse the fresh offerings at Kotka Marketplace.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kotka online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Kotka are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums
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