8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Kuusamo
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 1 day
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City

1
day
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 22nd (Mon), hike along Kiutakongas Rapids, then hit the slopes at Ruka, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kuusamo trip builder app .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Kuusamo is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuwait City to Kuusamo. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kuwait City in October; daily highs in Kuusamo reach 3°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

1
night
Savonlinna

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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna online attractions planner .

You can fly from Kuusamo to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Kuusamo in October, you will find days in Savonlinna are a bit warmer (7°C), and nights are about the same (1°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

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

1
day
Inari

Inari ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): experience rural life at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Inari tour planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Savonlinna to Inari takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Savonlinna in October, expect Inari to be little chillier, temps between 3°C and -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Inari

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island.

Before you visit Turku, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Turku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Inari in October: high temperatures in Turku hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Beaches, #Wildlife, #Parks
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
On the 26th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then steep yourself in history at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, then hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally explore the wide array of goods at Stockmann's Department Store.

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Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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