12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
+2
bus + train + Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
4
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Abu Dhabi

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, wander the streets of Katajanokka, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Okra. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then play a few rounds at Tapiola Golf.

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

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Abu Dhabi to Helsinki is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in April, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 9°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Tapiola Golf
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 3rd (Wed), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari trip website .

You can fly from Helsinki to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, Inari is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of 3°C and lows of -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 4th (Thu), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Snow Village, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Levi vacation builder tool .

You can fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in April, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, identify plant and animal life at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Ruka and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find photos and tourist information, read Kuusamo road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Levi to Kuusamo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Kuusamo sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail

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 8th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Naantali Old Town, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. On your second day here, stroll through Vepsa Island, then get a tailor-made plan with Ett Hem Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Turku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Kuusamo in April, expect Turku to be a bit warmer, temps between 9°C and -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): stroll through Beach Mansikkalahti, take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park, don't miss a visit to Linden Esplanade, then identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, and finally browse the exhibits of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Kotka online day trip planner .

Getting from Turku to Kotka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In April in Kotka, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Sibelius Park ©
Sibelius Park

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