8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Kuusamo
— 1 day
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Sotkamo
— 2 nights
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Koli National Park
— 1 night
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Imatra
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 2 nights

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, fly down the slopes at Ruka, and then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kuusamo sightseeing planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kuusamo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in August; daily highs in Kuusamo reach 20°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

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Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. On the 13th (Tue), head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli and then enjoy the sand and surf at Venajanhiekka. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Hiidenportti National Park.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sotkamo trip planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Sotkamo in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Sotkamo are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Kainuun Vaellustalli

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, then trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park attractions tool.

Traveling by car from Sotkamo to Koli National Park takes 2.5 hours. August in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 15:
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
On the 16th (Fri), head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, kick back and relax at Lempukka Beach, then head off the coast to Malonsaari, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Imatra trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Imatra in 3.5 hours. In August in Imatra, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 16:
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 17th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then meet the residents at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Imatra to Helsinki by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Room Escape Games
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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