8 days in Kotka & Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Kotka & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kotka
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Kotka
— 3 nights
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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. Kotka is known for parks, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Centre Pasaati, pick up some local products at Kotka Marketplace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kotka trip itinerary builder website.

Singapore, Singapore to Kotka is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in March, things will get colder in Kotka: highs are around 1°C and lows about -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip website.

You can drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -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 · Shopping · Childrens Museums

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