11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  22 h 45 min
1
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  5 h 45 min
4
Inari
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Hyderabad

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 18th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, get all the information you need at Riihisaari, then see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planning site.

Hyderabad, India to Savonlinna is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Hyderabad to Savonlinna. Traveling from Hyderabad in October, expect Savonlinna to be cooler, temps between 7°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Riihisaari ©
Riihisaari

1
night
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 19th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Tampere vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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 20th (Sat): browse the collection at Turku City Library, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip maker site.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Turku are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Turku

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

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 21st (Sun), see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and then take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and then relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Inari travel route planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Turku to Inari in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Turku in October; daily highs in Inari reach 3°C and lows reach -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Porvoo Old Town and Kansallisgalleria. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and walk around Sibelius Monument.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Helsinki road trip planning app.

Getting from Inari to Helsinki by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in October; daily highs in Helsinki reach 10°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

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