8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Turku
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 30​min
4
Kouvola
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Edinburgh

1
day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku day trip planning app .

Edinburgh, UK to Turku is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Edinburgh to Turku due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Edinburgh in April; daily highs in Turku reach 9°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Wildlife Beaches Outdoors
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then explore the stunning scenery at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo tour itinerary builder app .

Fly from Turku to Kuusamo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Turku in April: high temperatures in Kuusamo hover around 3°C and lows are around -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then get your game on at Kid's Land.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi journey website .

Fly from Kuusamo to Levi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Levi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Ristin kirkko, then stroll through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Kouvola road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Levi to Kouvola takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Levi in April: high temperatures in Kouvola hover around 8°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Kouvola to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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