8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kuopio
— 1 day
2
Suomussalmi
— 1 night
3
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 2 nights
5
Mariehamn
— 2 nights

1
day
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, thenget 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 (°C), and nights are a bit cooler (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Suomussalmi.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature
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Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

1
night
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, thenmake 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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Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti ©
Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti
The Silent People ©
The Silent People
Suomussalmen Kotiseutumuseo ©
Suomussalmen Kotiseutumuseo

1
night
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, thenlearn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, thenwalk 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 °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Museums
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Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Tourujoen Luontopolku ©
Tourujoen Luontopolku

2
nights
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, thenexamine 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, thenget 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 °C and lows of °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

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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nights
Mariehamn

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): walk around Lilla holmen, brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern, thensee the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mariehamn trip builder app.

You can fly from Turku to Mariehamn in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In August in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kastelholm Castle, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

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