9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Lahore
Fly:  18​h
1
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Lahore

1
day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 23rd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Turku trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Lahore, Pakistan to Turku is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Lahore to Turku. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Lahore in March; daily highs in Turku reach 3°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market. On your second day here, stop by Artisaani, then get a taste of the local shopping with Market Square Kauppatori, and then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Kiutakongas Rapids, then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kuusamo road trip planning website .

Fly from Helsinki to Kuusamo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in March: high temperatures in Kuusamo hover around -2°C and lows are around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©

1
night
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 28th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and then examine the collection at Siida.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Kuusamo to Inari in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Inari sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
night
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Akaslompolo trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Inari to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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