8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly + Drive:  16​h 30​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
3
Inari
— 1 night
Fly + train:  5​h 15​min
4
Tampere
— 1 day
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City

1
day
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): get outside with Seven Fells Up and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait to Akaslompolo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kuwait City in March, things will get much colder in Akaslompolo: highs are around 0°C and lows about -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Levi sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
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 2nd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, examine the collection at Siida, and then admire the striking features of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari route maker app .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in April, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

1
day
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere travel planning app .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train from Inari to Tampere in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, bus, and flight; or drive. In April, Tampere is a bit warmer than Inari - with highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Galleria Ronga ©
Galleria Ronga

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Ullanlinna. Get some historical perspective at Rock Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Katajanokka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall.

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Traveling by train from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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