10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 1 day
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
3
Muonio
— 1 day
4
Kuusamo
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 1 night
6
Kimito Island
— 2 nights

1
day
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 21st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally look for gifts at Kankurin Tupa.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Helsinki travel itinerary planner.

Durham, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Durham to Helsinki, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Durham in October, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
On the 22nd (Mon), take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa, see the interesting displays at Koli Nature Centre Ukko, thentrek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and finally explore the activities along Pielinen.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip itinerary tool.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park with the Route module. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in October: highs in Koli National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Koli
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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day
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 24th (Wed), ski along the peaceful trails at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, thenexplore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Muonio road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Muonio takes 9.5 hours. Traveling from Koli National Park in October, things will get slightly colder in Muonio: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages

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night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, thenexplore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, thenhit the slopes at Ruka, and finally relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

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

Traveling by car from Muonio to Kuusamo takes 5.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
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.
On the 26th (Fri), deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, thensoothe aching muscles at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Kuusamo to Turku takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Kuusamo in October, things will get a bit warmer in Turku: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

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nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard, go for a stroll along the water at Helsingholm Guest Harbour, and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Kimito Island online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. October in Kimito Island sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

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