8 days in Helsinki & Kokkola Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Kokkola Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Kokkola
— 3 nights

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planning site.

Washington DC, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington DC to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in July, with highs in Helsinki at 71°F and lows at 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Kokkola.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Kokkola

Kokkola ©
Kokkola is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): examine the collection at Lassander House, K.H.Renlund museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Aspegrens Rosenlund, then see the interesting displays at Arctic Museum Nanoq, and finally walk around Garden of the Schoolparc. Keep things going the next day: visit Neristan (Old Wooden Town), admire the masterpieces at K.H. Renlund Museum, then examine the collection at Pedagogy, K.H.Renlund museum, and finally examine the collection at The Toivonen Animal Park and Peasant Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kokkola journey builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Kokkola with the Route module. In July, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kokkola

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Pietarsaari
Highlights from your plan
Arctic Museum Nanoq ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq
Neristan (Old Wooden Town) ©
Neristan (Old Wooden Town)
Aspegrens Rosenlund ©
Aspegrens Rosenlund

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