8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Kotka
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
2
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
4
Inari
— 1 day
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
End: Doha

1
day
Kotka

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 20th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Lehman, trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kotka holiday tool .

Doha, Qatar to Kotka is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Doha in October, with highs in Kotka at 8°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kotka

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Step out of the city life by going to Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and Ukko-Koli. Explore hidden gems such as Pielinen and Ukko-Koli Hill.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Koli National Park trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Kotka to Koli National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Koli Nature Centre Ukko
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 24th (Wed), look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka, and then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo route builder website .

Drive from Koli National Park to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Koli National Park in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kuusamo: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

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day
Inari

Inari ©
On the 25th (Thu), examine the collection at Siida, experience rural life at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari tour builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Kuusamo to Inari takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Inari sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Museums
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Siida ©
Siida

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Fri), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Inari - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Spas, #Fun & Games
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