10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Imatra
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  6 h
5
Inari
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Kuusamo
— 1 day
Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Hyderabad

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nuuksio National Park and Porvoo Old Town. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planning website .

Hyderabad, India to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Hyderabad to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Hyderabad in September, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then browse the collection at Turku City Library, and finally deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Turku driving holiday planning website .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. September in Turku sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Tampere vacation website .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Imatra.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Malonsaari, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tainionkosken Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Imatra trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Tampere to Imatra in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Imatra

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

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 4th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Angeli Reindeer Farm, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then hike along Juutua Nature Trail, and finally see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Imatra to Inari takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Imatra in October, expect Inari to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Trails Outdoors
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Angeli Reindeer Farm ©
Angeli Reindeer Farm

1
day
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then hit the slopes at Ruka.

Start your trip to Kuusamo by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Inari to Kuusamo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

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

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