9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kotka
— 1 day
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
4
Turku
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 1 night

1
day
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. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, stroll around Sibelius Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, and finally let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Kotka tour itinerary maker.

Frankfurt, Germany to Kotka is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Frankfurt to Kotka is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Frankfurt in June; daily highs in Kotka reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Katariina Seaside Park ©
Katariina Seaside Park
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

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You can drive from Kotka to Savonlinna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 3rd (Tue), find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Savonlinna to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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 5th (Thu), get your game on at Moomin World, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the collection at Turku City Library, then browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Turku online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, then contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki planning site.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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