8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  12​h 15​min
Kimito Island
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Savonlinna
— Few hours
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 30​min
Inari
— Few hours
shuttle + Fly:  4​h
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island day trip planning app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kimito Island is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. In September, Kimito Island is colder than Tel Aviv - with highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

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#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

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Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Turku sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Turku

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip builder site .

Getting from Turku to Savonlinna by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In September in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

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Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then examine the collection at Siida, and then hike along Juutua Nature Trail.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Inari trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Savonlinna to Inari in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Savonlinna in September; daily highs in Inari reach 13°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Museums, #Tours
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Siida ©
Siida

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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.
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Stromforsin ruukki are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Fortress of Suomenlinna and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Design Museum, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Inari in September, with highs in Helsinki at 19°C and lows at 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Stromforsin ruukki
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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