8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  13 h
1
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
3
Muonio
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

1
day
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 11th (Tue): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenexplore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Turku online itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Turku is an approximately 11-hour flight. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in December; daily highs in Turku reach 1°C and lows reach -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vaasa.

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

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 12th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vaasa road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Vaasa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature
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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 13th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Muonio online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Muonio takes 9 hours. Traveling from Vaasa in December, you will find days in Muonio are slightly colder (-7°C), and nights are colder (-17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature
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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.
Get outdoors at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Let the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

For photos and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Muonio to Helsinki in 12 hours. When traveling from Muonio in December, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can 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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