13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Mustasaari
— 1 day
4
Turku
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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 27th (Sat): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, then get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): catch a live event at Lappi Areena, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rovaniemi, use our trip itinerary maker.

Mumbai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in October, with highs in Rovaniemi at 3°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Savonlinna in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in October, you will find days in Savonlinna are a bit warmer (7°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mustasaari attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Savonlinna to Mustasaari. October in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 1st (Thu), browse the collection at Turku City Library, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Turku Biological Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, then have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naantali Church.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Turku sightseeing planner.

Getting from Mustasaari to Turku by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Naantali
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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 4th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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