10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  23 h
1
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Inari
— 1 day
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Singapore

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna travel route tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Savonlinna is an approximately 23.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Savonlinna. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in October; daily highs in Savonlinna reach 7°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, then stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and finally get outside with Karhunkierros.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo trip itinerary website.

Getting from Savonlinna to Kuusamo by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Savonlinna in October; daily highs in Kuusamo reach 3°C and lows reach -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre

1
day
Inari

Inari ©
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 (Wed): examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Inari holiday planning website.

Fly from Kuusamo to Inari in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Inari are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Inari

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

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 18th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku journey maker website.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Turku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Inari in October: high temperatures in Turku hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly

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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Museum-lovers will get to explore Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Ruotsinpyhtaa to see Stromforsin Ruukki about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Hakaniemi Market, look for gifts at Marimekko, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Helsinki sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Stromforsin Ruukki
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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