8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kotka
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, then take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto.

Plan my day in Helsinki using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in April: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 9°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

1
day
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 21st (Sun): head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marian Kirkko, take a stroll through Hamina Old Town, then identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kotka itinerary planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Kotka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Kotka are 8°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hamina
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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Marian Kirkko ©
Marian Kirkko

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 22nd (Mon), kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Turku day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Kotka to Turku in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. April in Turku sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Beaches
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum ©
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Oro and then admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): head outdoors with Archipelago National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kimito Island planning app .

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. April in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik

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