15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Krakow
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Krakow


2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 11th (Thu), stop by Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, see Santa Claus Office, then enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner .

Krakow, Poland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Krakow to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Krakow in October, with highs in Rovaniemi at 3°C and lows at -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Pyhatunturi itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Muonio trip tool .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Muonio in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in October, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature Parks Trails
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Keimiotunturi Fell ©
Keimiotunturi Fell

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): stroll through Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mustasaari route builder site .

Traveling by car from Muonio to Mustasaari takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Muonio in October, things will get a bit warmer in Mustasaari: highs are around 8°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 17th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress.

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You can drive from Mustasaari to Savonlinna in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

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
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
When in Turku, make a side trip to see Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya, approximately 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, enjoy some diversion at Moomin World, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Turku in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Moomin World, 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.
Pack the 24th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, make a trip to Senate Square, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary website .

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. October in Helsinki sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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