7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vaasa
— 1 day
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
3
Inari
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip planning site.

Milan, Italy to Vaasa is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Milan in May, things will get slightly colder in Vaasa: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo journey maker app.

Getting from Vaasa to Akaslompolo by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vaasa in May, things will get a bit cooler in Akaslompolo: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris

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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 19th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, thenexamine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Inari trip planner.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Inari by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Inari can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Outdoors Wildlife
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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

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nights
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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Helsinki Cathedral and The Esplanadi Park. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: visit Katajanokka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki route planner.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in May; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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