13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sotkamo
— 1 night
2
Mustasaari
— 1 day
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Tampere
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 5 nights

1
night
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. On the 5th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka and then enjoy the sand and surf at Venajanhiekka. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Hiidenportti National Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sotkamo vacation maker.

New Delhi, India to Sotkamo is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in October, with highs in Sotkamo at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mustasaari online trip builder.

Drive from Sotkamo to Mustasaari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

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

1
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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 8th (Mon), walk around Kirjurinluoto, make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pori road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Pori in 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Kirjurinluoto ©
Kirjurinluoto
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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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 9th (Tue): head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere day trip website.

You can drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island. Keep things going the next day: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Turku day trip planning app.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Ullanlinna. Visit Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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