8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kotka
— 1 day
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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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 12th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Mansikkalahti, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church, then steep yourself in history at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Main Building of Military School.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kotka road trip planning tool.

George Town, Malaysia to Kotka is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from George Town to Kotka, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Kotka is much colder than George Town - with highs of -6°C and lows of -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Kotka

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

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St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral
Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral
Main Building of Military School ©
Main Building of Military School

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tampere online journey builder.

Take a bus from Kotka to Tampere in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In January in Tampere, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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Helsinki

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park. Visit Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral for their historical value. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January in Helsinki, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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