8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Belleville
Fly:  29​h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  36​h
End: Belleville

1
night
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.
On the 10th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip planning app .

Belleville, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 29-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Belleville to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Belleville in June, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

2
nights
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 12th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and finally take a stroll through Naantali Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip builder tool .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. June in Turku sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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day
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 14th (Sun): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Inari trip planner .

You can fly from Turku to Inari in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Turku, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Inari, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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