8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kuopio
— 1 day
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Suomussalmi
— 1 night
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Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Mariehamn
— 2 nights

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 8th (Sat), explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, then get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kuopio trip builder.

Rome, Italy to Kuopio is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Rome in August, you will find days in Kuopio are much colder (22°C), and nights are a bit cooler (14°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Suomussalmi.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Parks
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Observation Deck
Puijo Tower
4.4
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Government Building
Kuopio Market City Hall
4.5

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Suomussalmi

Suomussalmi ©
Suomussalmi is a municipality in Finland and is located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti, then make a trip to The Silent People, and then see the interesting displays at Suomussalmen Kotiseutumuseo.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Suomussalmi tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Kuopio to Suomussalmi by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Suomussalmi

Museums
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Landmark
The Silent People
4.4
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Specialty Museum
Suomussalmen Kotiseutumuseo
4.0

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): go for a walk through Tourujoen Luontopolku, then learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, then walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, and finally get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla travel planner.

Traveling by car from Suomussalmi to Jyvaskyla takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. August in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks
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Military Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum
4.5
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Scenic Walking Area
Tourujoen Luontopolku
4.6

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally have fun at Adventure Park. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then wander the streets of Naantali Old Town.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Turku in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

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Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
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Neighborhood
Naantali Old Town
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

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Mariehamn

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stroll around Lilla holmen, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, and finally examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mariehamn itinerary site.

Getting from Turku to Mariehamn by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Military Museum
Aland Maritime Museum
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Specialty Museum
Museumship Pommern
4.5
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Specialty Museum
Kastelholm Castle
4.2

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