8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

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. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Mansikkalahti, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and then wander the streets of Hamina Old Town.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kotka trip maker website .

New Delhi, India to Kotka is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in May: high temperatures in Kotka hover around 18°C and lows are around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Kotka

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Hamina Old Town
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1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 31st (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and finally look for gifts at Patakirppis.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Pori online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Kotka to Pori takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. May in Pori sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 1st (Sat), examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Keep things going the next day: trek along The Archipelago Trail, then browse the collection at Turku City Library, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku route maker tool .

Traveling by car from Pori to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Turku are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Room Escape Games. Next up on the itinerary: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hietaniemi Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Helsinki tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

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