8 days in Helsinki Region & Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region & Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland journey maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
Train
2
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Singapore

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Katajanokka and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Johannes Church and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), see the interesting displays at Finnish Aviation Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip maker.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in February, with highs in Helsinki at 0°C and lows at -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Marian Kirkko and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry. Visit Kymi Church and Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa for their historical value. There's more to do: take a stroll through Linden Esplanade.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Kotka trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kotka in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in February, with highs in Kotka at -2°C and lows at -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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