14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Rantasalmi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Sotkamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. On the 2nd (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rantasalmi driving holiday app .

New Delhi, India to Rantasalmi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 3 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in October: high temperatures in Rantasalmi hover around 7°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Savonlinna
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

2
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): kick back and relax at Hiukka and then explore the striking landscape of Venajanhiekka. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Hiidenportti National Park.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sotkamo driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Rantasalmi to Sotkamo takes 4 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Sotkamo can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Beaches

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. On the 6th (Sat), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari day trip planner.

You can drive from Sotkamo to Mustasaari in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. October in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 7th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirjurinluoto, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pori trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Mustasaari to Pori in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

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

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 8th (Mon), head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tampere road trip planning website .

Drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island
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.
On the 9th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip planner .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daytime highs in Turku are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rock Church and Fortress of Suomenlinna. Get in touch with nature at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki visit app .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 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. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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