8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland visit planner

©
You are viewing a shared plan.  Customize plan

Route & dates

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Doha
Fly:  11​h 30​min
Kotka
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
Inari
— Few hours
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
Doha

few
hours
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Lehman, trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kotka holiday tool .

Doha, Qatar to Kotka is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Doha in October, with highs in Kotka at 8°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kotka

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Kotka.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Lehman ©
Lehman

3
days
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Step out of the city life by going to Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and Ukko-Koli. Explore hidden gems such as Pielinen and Ukko-Koli Hill.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Koli National Park trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Kotka to Koli National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Koli Nature Centre Ukko
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Koli National Park.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli

1
day
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 24th (Wed), look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka, and then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo route builder website .

Drive from Koli National Park to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Koli National Park in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kuusamo: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Kuusamo.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

few
hours
Inari

Inari ©
On the 25th (Thu), examine the collection at Siida, experience rural life at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari tour builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Kuusamo to Inari takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Inari sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Museums
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Inari.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Inari Reindeerfarm ©
Inari Reindeerfarm
Siida ©
Siida

1
day
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 26th (Fri), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Inari - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Spas, #Fun & Games
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Helsinki.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Spas & Wellness
Room Escape Games

Similar Plans

12 days in Finland BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA November, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: November, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA October, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: October, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM RUSSIA July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM BELGIUM August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, culture, relaxing, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, relaxing, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans