8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  32​h
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, head outdoors with Karhunkierros, and then admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kuusamo holiday app .

Sydney, Australia to Kuusamo is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, things will get a bit cooler in Kuusamo: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kuusamo

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Parks

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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 27th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Kuusamo to Turku in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June in Turku, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

1
night
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 29th (Fri), learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

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Nuuksio National Park
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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