8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Drive to Ben Gurion International Airport, Fly to Turku Airport
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Turku
— 1 night
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Kuusamo
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Inari
— 1 day
Fly
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly

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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): enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Turku online vacation planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Turku is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Jerusalem in August, expect Turku to be colder, temps between 23°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

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Vepsa Island ©
Beach
Vepsa Island
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Kuusamo

Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): hit the slopes at Ruka and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Kuusamo trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Turku to Kuusamo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Turku in August: highs in Kuusamo hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
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Kiutakongas Rapids
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Ruka ©
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Ruka
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Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 16th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Inari tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Inari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August in Inari, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha and then steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in August; daily highs in Helsinki reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games
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