9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland tour planner

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Drive to Riga International Airport, Fly to Turku
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Turku
— 1 night
Fly
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Levi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Inari
— 1 night
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Drive to Ivalo Airport, Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Hamina
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Hamina
— 1 day
Drive
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Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly

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Turku

— 1 night
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 11th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel and then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

Riga, Latvia to Turku is an approximately 5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Riga in March, Turku is slightly colder at night with lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can fly to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 12:

Kuusamo

— 2 nights
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 13th (Wed), examine the collection at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Ruka.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kuusamo travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Turku to Kuusamo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Turku in March; daily highs in Kuusamo reach -2°C and lows reach -13°C. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 12 — 14:

Levi

— 2 nights
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 15th (Fri), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Levi road trip tool.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure · Trails · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 14 — 16:

Inari

— 1 night
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 17th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Inari trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Levi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Inari can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Hamina.

Things to do in Inari

Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 17:

Hamina

— 1 day
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): make a trip to St. John's Church, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, explore the galleries of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, then stroll around Riverside Park, and finally learn about all things military at Bunker Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hamina planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Inari to Hamina. In March, Hamina is a bit warmer than Inari - with highs of 1°C and lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hamina

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 17 — 18:

Helsinki

— 1 night

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the masterpieces at Alvar Aalto's studio, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planning app.

Drive from Hamina to Helsinki in 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 19:

Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Military Museums
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."