8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Oslo
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 1 night
Fly + train:  5​h 15​min
5
Tampere
— 1 day
train + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Oslo

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): look for gifts at Artisaani and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

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Oslo, Norway to Helsinki is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Oslo to Helsinki. April in Helsinki sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Artisaani ©
Artisaani

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 15th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, and then admire all the interesting features of Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then hit the slopes at Ruka.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kuusamo online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Helsinki to Kuusamo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in April, things will get a bit cooler in Kuusamo: highs are around 3°C and lows about -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Safaris

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 17th (Wed), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Kuusamo to Levi by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Levi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

1
night
Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then examine the collection at Siida, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Inari trip builder site .

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. April in Inari sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
day
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, look for gifts at Keittioelamaa, and then stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

Before you visit Tampere, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Do a combination of flight and train from Inari to Tampere in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in April; daily highs in Tampere reach 8°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Keittioelamaa ©
Keittioelamaa

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