15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Kuusamo
— 1 day
2
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
4
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Mumbai

1
day
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then head outdoors with Karhunkierros, then look for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and finally explore and take pictures at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo trip itinerary builder website .

Mumbai, India to Kuusamo is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Kuusamo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in November, things will get cooler in Kuusamo: highs are around -1°C and lows about -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Shopping Museums
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Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get great views at Otsamo Fell, then examine the collection at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore and take pictures at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Inari route builder site .

Getting from Kuusamo to Inari by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square.

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Traveling by flight from Inari to Savonlinna takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Inari in November: high temperatures in Savonlinna hover around 1°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

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
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. On the 6th (Wed), examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santalahti Nature Trail, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, then walk around Riverside Park, then have fun at Katariina Seaside Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotka trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kotka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Kotka sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo

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 8th (Fri), browse the collection at Turku City Library, get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, then explore the ancient world 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: see the interesting displays at Turku Biological Museum, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, then admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, and finally cool off at JukuPark Turku.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Kotka to Turku takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 10th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and then browse the exhibits of Visavuori.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tampere online travel planner .

Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. November in Tampere sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Visavuori
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Room Escape Games and Kansallisgalleria. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Porvoo to see Porvoo Old Town about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online journey maker .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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