12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Lordi's Square, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and finally catch a live event at Lappi Areena.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi driving holiday website.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in August, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari vacation planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rovaniemi to Mustasaari. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 10th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mustasaari to Savonlinna. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Shopping
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

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night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 11th (Sat), browse the collection at Turku City Library, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then get your game on at Moomin World, and finally make a trip to Naantali Church.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip builder tool.

Drive from Savonlinna to Turku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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.
Pack the 15th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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