11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 30 min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): shop like a local with Marttiini Store Old Factory, admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, thendon't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online sightseeing planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between 3°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
nights
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 14th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thenstop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip maker tool.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rovaniemi in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tampere: temperatures range from 8°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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 16th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, thensee the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Turku sightseeing planner.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October in Turku, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thenget all the information you need at Riihisaari, thenexamine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

Make your Savonlinna itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Turku to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or fly. While traveling from Turku, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Savonlinna, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Riihisaari ©
Riihisaari
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Room Escape Games and Sibelius Monument. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki day trip tool.

Drive from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Room Escape Games
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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