9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

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. On the 10th (Tue), make a trip to Linden Esplanade and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santalahti Nature Trail. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, then wander the streets of Stromforsin ruukki, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

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Los Angeles, USA to Kotka is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Kotka. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect Kotka to be slightly colder, temps between 70°F and 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Kotka

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Stromforsin ruukki, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

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Traveling by car from Kotka to Pori takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In July in Pori, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach

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 13th (Fri): wander the streets of Naantali Old Town and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Turku travel planner.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Hakaniemi Market. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and examine the collection at Design Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Beaches
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Spas & Wellness
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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