8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland holiday planner

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Fly
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive
3
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive
4
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Indira Gandhi International Airport

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Helsinki

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.
On the 15th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, don't miss a visit to Market Square Kauppatori, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally stroll through The Esplanadi Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip app.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki is minus 3.5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in August: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Turku.

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1
night
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 18th (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip planning app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

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Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
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Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
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1
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Koli National Park

Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, then trek along Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, then don't miss a visit to Paateri, and finally head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Akka-Koli Hill, then hike along Paha-Koli Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Koli National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Koli National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. August in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Outdoor Activity
Neitikoski Rapids
5.0
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Hiking Trail
Akka-Koli Hill
5.0
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Hiking Trail
Paha-Koli Hill
5.0

1
night
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. On the 21st (Wed), examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, then take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, and finally step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kotka travel route app.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Kotka takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors
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