11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Joensuu
— 3 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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.
Temppeliaukio Church has been added to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki online tour itinerary maker.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, thenexamine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planning website.

Drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. When traveling from Helsinki in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Savonlinna: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Joensuu.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

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

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Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Joensuu side-trips: Koli National Park (Paha-Koli Hill, Pielinen, &more), Paateri (in Lieksa) and Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli).

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Joensuu tour website.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Joensuu takes 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli

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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 15th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, thenenjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Joensuu to Rovaniemi. When traveling from Joensuu in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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