7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Vaasa
— 1 day
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
3
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Milan

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day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 17th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Vaasa trip planner .

Milan, Italy to Vaasa is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Milan to Vaasa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Milan in May; daily highs in Vaasa reach 15°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Akaslompolo trip site .

You can fly from Vaasa to Akaslompolo in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, Akaslompolo is little chillier than Vaasa - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris

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 19th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, examine the collection at Siida, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Inari online tour planner .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park are in your itinerary. Rock Church and Ullanlinna are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, wander the streets of Katajanokka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Inari to Helsinki by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Inari - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up 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
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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