12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Chandigarh

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Get some historical perspective at Turku Cathedral and Old Rauma. When in Turku, make a side trip to see The Church of the Holy Cross in Rauma, approximately Rauma away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and stay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Turku trip planner.

Chandigarh, India to Turku is an approximately 20- hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Chandigarh to Turku due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Kimito Island trip tool.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 2nd (Tue), browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, then explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Savonlinna online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Savonlinna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. While traveling from Kimito Island, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Savonlinna, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Linnansaari National Park, Kerimaki Church
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Helsinki Cathedral and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Pack the 7th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip planning site.

Drive from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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