15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland visit planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly to Vaasa Airport, Drive to Mustasaari
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Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive
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Koli National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly
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Kotka
— 4 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Mumbai

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Helsinki

— 4 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To see reviews and more tourist information, read Helsinki attractions planner.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in October: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 14:

Mustasaari

— 1 night
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 15th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mustasaari online travel route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Mustasaari. October in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 15:

Koli National Park

— 4 nights
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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Pielinen, see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Eräeero T:mi Eero Kortelainen, and hike along Akka-Koli Hill.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Mustasaari to Koli National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 15 — 19:

Rovaniemi

— 1 night

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 20th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online journey maker.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Koli National Park in October: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Kotka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Nature · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 20:

Kotka

— 4 nights
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. Go for a jaunt from Kotka to Kouvola to see Repovesi National Park about 1h 25 min away. Spend the 21st (Thu) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotka Church, and take a stroll through Linden Esplanade.

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You can fly from Rovaniemi to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in October: highs in Kotka hover around 8°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 20 — 24:

Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Castles
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."