9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Kotka
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
+2
train + Fly + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
4
Inari
— 1 day
shuttle + Fly:  4​h
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City


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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Mansikkalahti, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, then take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Main Building of Military School, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marian Kirkko.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Kotka trip itinerary planning website .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Kotka is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuwait City to Kotka due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuwait City in November; daily highs in Kotka reach 3°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Outdoors Beaches Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hamina
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Beach Mansikkalahti ©
Beach Mansikkalahti
Marian Kirkko ©
Marian Kirkko

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 22nd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Turku vacation website .

Drive from Kotka to Turku in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum ©
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 23rd (Fri), stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip maker site .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In November, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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day
Inari

Inari ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Inari tour itinerary builder tool .

Do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle from Tampere to Inari in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and shuttle; or drive. In November, Inari is a bit cooler than Tampere - with highs of -3°C and lows of -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

3
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.
On the 26th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki journey planner.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 5°C and lows about 0°C. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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