9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Fly + Drive:  23​h
1
Inari
— 1 day
2
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Imatra
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Dammam

1
day
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 17th (Fri): examine the collection at Siida, experience rural life at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Inari tour itinerary maker tool .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Inari is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dammam to Inari. In August, Inari is cooler than Dammam - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and then get outside with Karhunkierros.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kuusamo day trip planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Kuusamo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

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night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square.

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You can fly from Kuusamo to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Imatra.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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night
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
On the 21st (Tue), head off the coast to Malonsaari, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lempukka Beach, then head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, and finally admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Imatra online journey maker .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Imatra in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari

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 22nd (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, take a memorable tour with Tours, then hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and finally wander the streets of Ullanlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally browse the range of quality goods at Stockmann's Department Store.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Helsinki itinerary maker app .

Traveling by train from Imatra to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Museums Adventure
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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