8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kuusamo
— 1 day
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Inari
— 1 day
4
Turku
— 1 day
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
day
Kuusamo

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

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Kuwait City, Kuwait to Kuusamo is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuwait City to Kuusamo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kuwait City in October; daily highs in Kuusamo reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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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.
On the 23rd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thendon't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, thenlook for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kuusamo to Savonlinna in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Kuusamo, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Savonlinna, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

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

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, thensee the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Inari holiday site.

You can fly from Savonlinna to Inari in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Savonlinna in October; daily highs in Inari reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Turku.

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
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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Turku

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), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, thentake an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then stroll through Vepsa Island.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Turku holiday maker website.

Fly from Inari to Turku in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in October, expect Turku to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Nature Beaches Wildlife
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, thentake an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally make a trip to Hakaniemi Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, thenmake a trip to Market Square Kauppatori, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally explore the wide array of goods at Stockmann Department Store.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planning site.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °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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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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