9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally stop by Artisaani. On your second day here, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, then take a stroll through Katajanokka, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Helsinki, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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. On the 20th (Wed), stroll through Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, then stroll through Beach Mansikkalahti, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kymi Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Marian Kirkko.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotka road trip app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kotka in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Kotka are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Marian Kirkko
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Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth
Marian Kirkko ©
Marian Kirkko
Kymi Church ©
Kymi Church

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read Turku holiday maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Turku takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Turku are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel ©
St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kids will enjoy Levi Ski Resort and LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kids' Land and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Levi tour app.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turku in March, expect Levi to be little chillier, temps between 0°C and -10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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