8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Edinburgh
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Turku
— 1 day
Train + Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Turku journey maker app.

Edinburgh, UK to Turku is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Edinburgh to Turku is 2 hours. In April, Turku is little chillier than Edinburgh - with highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Nature Parks 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, thenexplore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and then hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kuusamo planner.

Getting from Turku to Kuusamo by combination of train and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Turku in April, with highs in Kuusamo at 3°C and lows at -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

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 10th (Fri), stroll through Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then stroll through Kids' Land.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Levi road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April in Levi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Ristin kirkko, trek along Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

Start your trip to Kouvola by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Levi to Kouvola in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in April: high temperatures in Kouvola hover around 8°C and lows are around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Wildlife Nature

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

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): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Getting from Kouvola to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. 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
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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