11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 1 day
5
Savonlinna
— 1 day

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
The National Museum of Finland and Kansallisgalleria are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Katajanokka, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, stop by Ullanlinna, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online trip planner.

Beirut, Lebanon to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Beirut in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 22 — 25:
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach and then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Tampere, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 27:
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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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 28th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Turku day trip app.

Drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Turku are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Inari attractions planner.

Getting from Turku to Inari by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turku in November, things will get little chillier in Inari: highs are around -3°C and lows about -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna day trip planning app.

Getting from Inari to Savonlinna by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, Savonlinna is somewhat warmer than Inari - with highs of -1°C and lows of -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 1:
Highlights from your plan
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

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