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
Turku
— 1 night
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

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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.
On the 12th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Vepsa Island and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Turku is an approximately 13-hour flight. When traveling from Tel Aviv in August, plan for little chillier days in Turku, with highs around 23°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

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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 take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then stroll through Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Kuusamo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Turku in August: highs in Kuusamo hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
On the 16th (Fri), hike along Ukko-Koli Hill and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Koli National Park vacation app .

You can drive from Kuusamo to Koli National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. August in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time 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): admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then hunt 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 maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki. 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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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Room Escape Games
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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