8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland holiday planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Kotka
1
Kotka
— 1 day
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Ivalo
2
Inari
— 1 day
Drive
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive
4
Sotkamo
— 1 night
Drive
5
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly

S M T W T F S
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8

1
day
Kotka

Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): walk around Riverside Park, trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, and then kick back and relax at Lehman.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kotka tour itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Kotka is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Kotka due to the time zone difference. In May, Kotka is cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 1:
Highlights from your trip
Riverside Park ©
Must see
Riverside Park
5.0
Lehman ©
Beach
Lehman
3.8

1
day
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 1st (Sat): trek along Juutua Nature Trail, then 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.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Inari holiday maker site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Kotka to Inari in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kotka in June, expect Inari to be a bit cooler, temps between 16°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 1:
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Akaslompolo

On the 2nd (Sun), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip planner.

You can drive from Inari to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. June in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 2:
Highlights from your trip
Seven Fells Up ©
Outdoor Activity
Seven Fells Up
5.0
©
Safari
Safaris
4.8
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Akaslompolo Sportshop
4.1

1
night
Sotkamo

Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stroll through Hiukka and then kick back and relax at Venajanhiekka. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sotkamo road trip app.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Sotkamo takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. June in Sotkamo sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 2 — 4:
Highlights from your trip
Venajanhiekka ©
Must see
Venajanhiekka
4.5

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare and then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Kuusamo trip planner.

Getting from Sotkamo to Kuusamo by car takes about 3.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Kuusamo are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Nature · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 5:
Highlights from your trip
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Water Body
Kiutakongas Rapids
4.8
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Shopping Center Kumpare
3.7

Similar trips

10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, culture, relaxing, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, relaxing, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM LATVIA June, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights Preferences: June, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM FAROE ISLANDS September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM CANADA July, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: July, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: December, outdoors, relaxing, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM FAROE ISLANDS September, culture, outdoors, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more trips