8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  12 h
1
Kimito Island
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
4
Muonio
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

1
day
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 16th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kimito Island trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kimito Island is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in December: high temperatures in Kimito Island hover around 3°C and lows are around -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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 17th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Turku online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Turku are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Spas Beaches
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Vaasa travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Vaasa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Vaasa are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
day
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. On the 19th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Muonio online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Muonio takes 9 hours. While traveling from Vaasa, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Muonio, ranging from highs of -7°C to lows of -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature Parks
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

2
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.
Relax by the water at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Helsinki takes 12 hours. Traveling from Muonio in December, expect nights in Helsinki to be much hotter, around -3°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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