7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Bengaluru
Fly:  12​h
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Porvoo
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
Tampere
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Savonlinna
— 1 night
+2
Fly + bus + train:  7​h 15​min
Kemi
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h
Bengaluru

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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 26th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki travel route site .

Bengaluru, India to Helsinki is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bengaluru in August: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Porvoo online holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Turku.
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Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 27th (Mon), have fun at Moomin World, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and then contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Turku trip planner .

Drive from Porvoo to Turku in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

#Fun & Games, #Historic Sites

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Moomin World
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Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere attractions tool .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

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Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna online travel planner .

Drive from Tampere to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kemi.

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kemi travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Savonlinna to Kemi takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daytime highs in Kemi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square

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