9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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day
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 21st (Sun), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip itinerary planning tool.

London, UK to Akaslompolo is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Akaslompolo due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in April; daily highs in Akaslompolo reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris

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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.
On the 22nd (Mon), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Vepsa Island, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Turku trip planner.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Turku by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Akaslompolo in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Turku: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach and then enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tampere itinerary website.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Tampere are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall

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night
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 25th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, thenkick back and relax at Beach Mansikkalahti, thenwander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lehman.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kotka using our trip planner.

Drive from Tampere to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Kotka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Lehman ©
Lehman
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Tapiola Golf. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, wander the streets of Katajanokka, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip planner.

Getting from Kotka to Helsinki by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Golf

Side Trip

Espoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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