8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Kuusamo
— 1 day
Drive
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly
3
Inari
— 1 day
Fly
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, hit the slopes at Ruka, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kuusamo travel planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Kuusamo is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Ljubljana to Kuusamo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Ljubljana, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Kuusamo, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Water Body
Kiutakongas Rapids
4.8
Ruka ©
Ski Area
Ruka
4.4
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Shopping Center Kumpare
3.7

1
night
Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Savonlinna road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Savonlinna takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kuusamo in October, expect nights in Savonlinna to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

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Kerimaki Church ©
Religious Site
Kerimaki Church
4.7

1
day
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 24th (Wed): tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, stroll through Juutua Nature Trail, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

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You can fly from Savonlinna to Inari in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, Inari is slightly colder than Savonlinna - with highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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1
night
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 25th (Thu), buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Turku planner.

You can fly from Inari to Turku in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in October; daily highs in Turku reach 10°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Shopping Mall
Kauppakeskus Mylly
4.4

3
nights
Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
On the 26th (Fri), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, then contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach and then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Art Museum
Kansallisgalleria
4.2

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