8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary maker

©
You are viewing a shared plan.  Customize plan

Route & dates

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Rantasalmi
— Few hours
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Akaslompolo
— Few hours
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Moscow

4
days
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Korkeasaari Zoo and Hietaranta Beach. Pack the 19th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki journey planner .

Moscow, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Moscow in August: highs in Helsinki hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Helsinki.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mustasaari trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Mustasaari with the Route module. In August in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Mustasaari.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

few
hours
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

Find out how to plan Rantasalmi trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Rantasalmi in 6.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In August, daily temperatures in Rantasalmi can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

#Nature, #Parks
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Rantasalmi.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

few
hours
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 24th (Fri), head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rantasalmi to Akaslompolo. When traveling from Rantasalmi in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Akaslompolo, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Akaslompolo.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

Similar Plans

10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM CANADA August, teens, culture, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM NIGERIA October, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM FINLAND August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM CANADA August, teens, culture, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM CANADA August, teens, culture, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans