12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 2 nights
5
Inari
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 7th (Mon), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from SkyWheel Helsinki. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), stroll around Kaivopuisto, steep yourself in history at The Aalto House, then admire the masterpieces at Design Museum, and finally admire the striking features of The National Library of Finland.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in October, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between 10°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

1
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 9th (Wed), browse the collection at Turku City Library, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planner.

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

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

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): look for gifts at Hameenkatu, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Lemmenjoki National Park. Take a break from Inari with a short trip to Hippupuoti Gift Shop in Saariselka, about 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, and get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Inari trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Inari in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, Inari is slightly colder than Tampere - with highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Inari

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on Angeli Reindeer Farm and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Inari travel route planning site.

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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