8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
4
Kouvola
— 1 night

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.
You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Helsinki Cathedral and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki journey planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in June, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

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Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Inari takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in June; daily highs in Inari reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Wildlife Tours
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 21st (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Vaasa day trip planner.

Fly from Inari to Vaasa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Vaasa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Ristin kirkko.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kouvola attractions tool.

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Kouvola takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June in Kouvola, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trip

Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Pyhan Ristin kirkko ©
Pyhan Ristin kirkko

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