10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  14​h
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  13​h
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 45​min
5
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
End: Helsinki

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Snappertunan kirkko, identify plant and animal life at Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, and then browse the exhibits of Fortress of Suomenlinna.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. November in Helsinki sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, Snappertunan kirkko
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 5th (Mon), experience rural life at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Inari journey builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Helsinki to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in November, with highs in Inari at -3°C and lows at -10°C. On the 6th (Tue), you'll travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

1
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 7th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna online holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Savonlinna takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Inari in November, things will get a bit warmer in Savonlinna: highs are around 1°C and lows about -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 8th (Thu), examine the collection at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and finally stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kuusamo trip app .

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Kuusamo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Savonlinna in November, expect Kuusamo to be little chillier, temps between -1°C and -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Turku travel planner .

You can fly from Kuusamo to Turku in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kuusamo in November: high temperatures in Turku hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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