8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly:  5​h
1
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Oulu
— 1 day
Fly + train:  4​h 15​min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Riga

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 13th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral and then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and then explore the world behind art at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planning app .

Riga, Latvia to Turku is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Riga in April, things will get little chillier in Turku: highs are around 9°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Turku

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

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Lake Inari. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Siida and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Go for a jaunt from Inari to Saariselka to see Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort about 1h 10 min away.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Inari online vacation planner .

Fly from Turku to Inari in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Turku in April, with highs in Inari at 3°C and lows at -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Siida ©
Siida
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
day
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Oulu Cathedral, then identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park, and finally kick back and relax at Nallikari Beach.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Oulu trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Inari to Oulu by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Oulu Cathedral ©
Oulu Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, then stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip planning app .

Do a combination of flight and train from Oulu to Tampere in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

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