8 days in Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kotka
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Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Kotka

— 3 nights
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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, then stop by Hamina Old Town, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marian Kirkko.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kotka trip builder website.

Singapore, Singapore to Kotka is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in March: high temperatures in Kotka hover around 1°C and lows are around -5°C. You will leave for Helsinki on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Kotka

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

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Helsinki

— 3 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as Mannerheim Museum and The Aalto House are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Katajanokka and Johannes Church. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Helsinki road trip planner.

You can drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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