8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
3
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
4
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

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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.
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, thentake 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.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

1
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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 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, thenexamine 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

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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night
Koli National Park

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, thentrek along Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, thendon'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, thenhike 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.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Turku to Koli National Park. 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
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

1
night
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. 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, thentake 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 Outdoors
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail

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