8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Akaslompolo
— 1 day
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
4
Kouvola
— 2 nights
5
Turku
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 1 night

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Pakasaivo and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo travel route planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Akaslompolo is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Akaslompolo due to the time zone difference. In August, Akaslompolo is slightly colder than Amsterdam - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pakasaivo
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): trek along Juutua Nature Trail, thensee the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Inari holiday builder website.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, thenlook for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Savonlinna takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Inari in August since evenings lows in Savonlinna dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): visit Linden Esplanade, trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, and then contemplate the long history of Stromforsin Ruukki. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, thencontemplate the long history of Industrial park Karhu ja Tahti, and finally get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Kouvola fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kouvola takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Kouvola, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Stromforsin Ruukki, Arboretum Mustila
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

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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.
On the 12th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Vepsa Island, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Turku journey app.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Turku takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

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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 13th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, thentake an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and then visit Ullanlinna.

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Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

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