8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Kuusamo
— 1 day
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 1 day
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Manama

1
day
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then explore the stunning scenery at Kiutakongas Rapids.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo tour website .

Manama, Bahrain to Kuusamo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manama to Kuusamo is minus 1 hour. In April, Kuusamo is colder than Manama - with highs of 3°C and lows of -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Safaris
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©

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Inari

Inari ©
On the 16th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, examine the collection at Siida, and then relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Kuusamo to Inari takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Tours Museums Outdoors
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
night
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 17th (Wed): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Levi road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Tours Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi 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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Turku road trip planning site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Turku in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Levi in April: highs in Turku hover around 9°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Paavolan Tammi and Norman Travels. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fortress of Suomenlinna and Rock Church. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, see the interesting displays at Design Museum, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki travel planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Paavolan Tammi
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Paavolan Tammi ©
Paavolan Tammi

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