8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kotka
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, then stroll around Riverside Park, and finally step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kotka online trip builder.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kotka is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Kotka, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth

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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.
On the 9th (Tue), have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

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Getting from Kotka to Turku by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

4
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 12th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Helsinki journey builder website.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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