12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Abu Dhabi
+2
Bus + Train + Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  4 h
2
Inari
— 1 night
Shuttle + 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.
On the 1st (Mon), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, wander the streets of Katajanokka, then take a stroll through Ullanlinna, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Okra. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on nature 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.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 12- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Abu Dhabi to Helsinki is minus 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Abu Dhabi in April: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 9°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Tapiola Golf
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
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. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take a memorable tour with Tours, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Inari trip itinerary tool.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in April: high temperatures in Inari hover around 3°C and lows are around -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Wildlife Museums Outdoors
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Nature & Wildlife Tours
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Levi day trip planning website.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -4°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Parks Outdoors

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): admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then stroll through Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka.

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

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

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

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 8th (Mon), make a trip to Naantali Old Town, then soothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Turku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kuusamo in April: high temperatures in Turku hover around 9°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Parks 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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti, admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, then stroll around Riverside Park, and finally browse the exhibits of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Kotka trip planning app.

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum
Sibelius Park ©
Sibelius Park

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