16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly + Bus:  18 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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 + Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
6
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
7
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Mumbai

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, then get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see where the action happens at Lappi Areena, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi visit planning app.

Mumbai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in October, with highs in Rovaniemi at 3°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find maps and other tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi in 2 hours. October in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

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

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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 7th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Muonio holiday website.

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Muonio by car takes about 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Muonio can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mustasaari route builder app.

Getting from Muonio to Mustasaari by car takes about 9.5 hours. Traveling from Muonio in October, expect Mustasaari to be somewhat warmer, temps between 8°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, then appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna online travel route builder.

Explore your travel options from Mustasaari to Savonlinna with the Route module. In October, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature 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

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and then stroll through Vepsa Island.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Turku online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Turku takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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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 14th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, and explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

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