8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Indianapolis
Fly + Drive:  16 h 45 min
1
Hamina
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 30 min
3
Inari
— 1 day
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Indianapolis

1
day
Hamina

Hamina ©
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Main Building of Military School, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Marian Kirkko, admire the striking features of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, then learn about all things military at Bunker Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hamina Town Hall.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hamina trip planner.

Indianapolis, USA to Hamina is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Indianapolis to Hamina, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Indianapolis in November, expect nights in Hamina to be about the same, around 30°F, while days are little chillier, around 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Hamina

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bunker Museum, Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum
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St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Marian Kirkko ©
Marian Kirkko
Main Building of Military School ©
Main Building of Military School

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna online attractions planner.

You can drive from Hamina to Savonlinna in 3.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 35°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

1
day
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 20th (Wed): get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari online tour planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Savonlinna to Inari takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Savonlinna in November, with highs in Inari at 27°F and lows at 16°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ski along the peaceful trails at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

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Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 26°F, and evening lows to 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
night
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 23rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Turku route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in November, with highs in Turku at 40°F and lows at 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip builder site.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 40°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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