7 days in Helsinki Region & Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Region & Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland travel route planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Singapore

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Helsinki — 3 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Katajanokka and The National Museum of Finland. Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and examine the collection at Military Museum of Manes.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in March, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between 3°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.
Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Neighborhoods
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Turku — 1 night

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 25th (Fri), make a trip to Naantali Old Town, then trek along Bike Rental - by Carfield, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kotka.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Outdoors
Side Trip
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Kotka — 2 nights

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 26th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, and then shop like a local with Kotka Marketplace.

To find where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Kotka journey planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. March in Kotka sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums
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