12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14 h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Inari
— 2 nights
5
Inari
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Mumbai

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and finally make a trip to SkyWheel Helsinki. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), stroll around Kaivopuisto, contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, then explore the world behind art at Design Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The National Library of Finland.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online vacation planner .

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in October: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
The National Library of Finland
The National Library of Finland
Room Escape Games

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then admire the masterpieces at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Turku are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

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

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): stop by Hameenkatu, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daytime highs in Tampere are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Fun & Games Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lemmenjoki National Park and Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Go for a jaunt from Inari to Saariselka to see Hippupuoti Gift Shop about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Inari vacation builder .

Do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Inari in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in October, things will get slightly colder in Inari: highs are around 3°C and lows about -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hippupuoti Gift Shop, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Tuula's Reindeer ©
Tuula's Reindeer

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): enjoy some diversion at Action Park, then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): wander the wide-open spaces of Angeli Reindeer Farm and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Inari trip planner .

On the 16th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Angry Birds Activity Park, Gold Prospector Museum
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Angeli Reindeer Farm ©
Angeli Reindeer Farm
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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