14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Berlin
Fly:  5 h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
5
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Inari
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Berlin

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.
On the 15th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Design Museum and then take a stroll through Ullanlinna. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, thenstep into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thentake an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary builder site.

Berlin, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Helsinki. In October, daytime highs in Helsinki are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Beaches
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Koli Nature Centre Ukko, stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Koli National Park. When traveling from Helsinki in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Koli National Park: temperatures range from 6°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Koli Nature Centre Ukko
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Savonlinna online visit planner.

Getting from Koli National Park to Savonlinna by car takes about 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Julma Olkky and then head outdoors with Karhunkierros.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kuusamo online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuusamo takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Savonlinna in October; daily highs in Kuusamo reach 3°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Julma Olkky ©
Julma Olkky

2
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 23rd (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then explore the striking landscape at Keimiotunturi Fell. Here are some ideas for day two: glide through natural beauty at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, explore the activities along Pakasaivo, and then steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Muonio road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Muonio takes 5.5 hours. October in Muonio sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 25th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, thensee the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Inari online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Inari takes 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Inari are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
night
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 27th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, thentake an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Turku road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Turku takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Inari in October: high temperatures in Turku hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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