7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly + train:  5​h
4
Imatra
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Paris

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 20th (Mon), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then head off the coast to Kobba Klintar, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn trip tool .

Paris, France to Mariehamn is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Mariehamn, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

#Museums, #Nature, #Parks
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar

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night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 21st (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

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

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August in Turku, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum ©
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): hit the slopes at Ruka, then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, and then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

To plan Kuusamo vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Turku to Kuusamo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Turku in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Kuusamo, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Kuusamo

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

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night
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): head off the coast to Malonsaari, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lempukka Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Imatra online visit planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Kuusamo to Imatra in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Imatra can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari

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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.
On the 24th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, stop by Taiga Colors, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, then hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and finally explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Marimekko, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Finland, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki holiday planner .

You can take a train from Imatra to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Museums, #Shopping, #Tours
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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