9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kotka
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights

2
nights
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 2nd (Fri): stroll through Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, stroll around Katariina Seaside Park, thenhike along Santalahti Nature Trail, and finally stroll around Riverside Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Sapokka Water Garden, see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotka trip itinerary maker website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kotka is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. When traveling from Tel Aviv in August, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Kotka: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenget engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World. Keep things going the next day: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and then trek along The Archipelago Trail.

Make your Turku itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Kotka to Turku in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

4
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.
Pack the 8th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki route maker site.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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