8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 1 day
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
4
Muonio
— 1 day
5
Saariselka
— 1 night
6
Kuusamo
— 1 night

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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 20th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, thenexplore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and finally admire the masterpieces at Design Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip planning app.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in February; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku holiday planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. February in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Turku

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

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thenmake a trip to Pikkukirkko, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna vacation maker app.

You can drive from Turku to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or fly. Traveling from Turku in February, expect Savonlinna to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

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Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): ski along the peaceful trails at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Muonio trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Savonlinna to Muonio. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Savonlinna in February, with highs in Muonio at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature Parks Tours
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 24th (Sun), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, thentrek along Urho Kekkonen National Park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Saariselka online visit planner.

Getting from Muonio to Saariselka by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 25th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, thenfly down the slopes at Ruka, and finally look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kuusamo trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Saariselka to Kuusamo by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Kuusamo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre

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