11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

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 Room Escape Games and Porvoo Old Town. There's still lots to do: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), make a trip to Senate Square, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

Plan my day in Helsinki using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Bengaluru, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in November, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Room Escape Games

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 10th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Turku holiday builder site .

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, then make a trip to Nasinneula Tower, and finally stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tampere attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Northern Lights Riders. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park and then identify plant and animal life at Northern Lights Riders. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Saariselka road trip site .

Getting from Tampere to Saariselka by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In November, Saariselka is slightly colder than Tampere - with highs of -3°C and lows of -10°C. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Inari, Northern Lights Riders
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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