11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Tampere
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 3 nights
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip planning site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Amsterdam in August since evenings lows in Tampere dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

2
nights
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 19th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park, thenget engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and then deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Turku online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 21st (Tue), hit the slopes at Ruka and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

Plan trip to Kuusamo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Turku to Kuusamo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Turku in August, you will find days in Kuusamo are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Discover out-of-the-way places like Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Inari Reindeer Farm. Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. There's more to do: relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer and get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find out how to plan a trip to Inari, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Inari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

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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.
On the 26th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, thentake an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, and then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip planning tool.

Fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Inari in August, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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