8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
day
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 31st (Sun), head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo online attractions planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Akaslompolo is an approximately 20- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuwait City to Akaslompolo. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuwait City in March: high temperatures in Akaslompolo hover around 0°C and lows are around -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris

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.
On the 1st (Mon), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Levi travel route planner.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Levi by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In March, daytime highs in Levi are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Adventure Parks
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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. On the 2nd (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Inari road trip site.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Inari, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
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.
On the 3rd (Wed), kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tampere route builder website.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train from Inari to Tampere in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In April, Tampere is somewhat warmer than Inari - with highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Parks 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 some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Popular historic sites such as Helsinki Cathedral and Temppeliaukio Church are in your itinerary. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Helsinki holiday maker tool.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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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