8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  13 h
1
Turku
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4 h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thencontemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary maker app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Turku is an approximately 11-hour flight. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Turku, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Ruka and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kuusamo itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Turku to Kuusamo in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Turku in August, expect nights in Kuusamo to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): trek along Ukko-Koli Hill and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Koli National Park travel planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Koli National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In August in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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): explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thenhunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki route planner.

Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki with the Route module. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 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 Museums Fun & Games
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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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