8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  13​h
1
Kuusamo
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Sotkamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Imatra
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

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day
Kuusamo

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

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kuusamo trip builder site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kuusamo is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, expect Kuusamo to be colder, temps between 20°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Kuusamo

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

2
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. On the 13th (Tue), head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli and then explore the striking landscape of Venajanhiekka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hiidenportti National Park.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sotkamo online travel route builder .

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Sotkamo takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Sotkamo can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
On the 15th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park online visit planner .

Getting from Sotkamo to Koli National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): stroll through Lammassaari Island, then stroll through Lempukka Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Malonsaari, and finally admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Imatra trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Imatra takes 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 take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by train from Imatra to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Room Escape Games
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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