16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Turku
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 3 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
5
Sotkamo
— 1 night
6
Muonio
— 1 day
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Kuusisto Manor and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: get lost in a book at Turku City Library, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary site.

Cartagena, Colombia to Turku is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Cartagena to Turku. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Cartagena in October; daily highs in Turku reach 10°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

3
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Holy Cross Church and Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas. Appreciate the collections at The Parola Armour Museum and Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, step off the mainland to explore Viikinsaari Island, and pick up some local products at Laukontori.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tampere itinerary builder.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, then view the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko).

To find more things to do and more tourist information, read Pori road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Pori sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mustasaari online trip builder.

Getting from Pori to Mustasaari by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): kick back and relax at Venajanhiekka, go for a walk through Jyrkkakosken Ruukki, and then enjoy some friendly competition at Vuokatti Bowling. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiukka and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sotkamo trip planner.

Drive from Mustasaari to Sotkamo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Mustasaari in November, expect Sotkamo to be little chillier, temps between 0°C and -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Vuokatti Bowling ©
Vuokatti Bowling

1
day
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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, then steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Muonio journey planning app.

Traveling by car from Sotkamo to Muonio takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sotkamo in November; daily highs in Muonio reach -5°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins
Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo ©
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a splash at The Swimming Stadium, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Muonio to Helsinki. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Muonio in November, with highs in Helsinki at 5°C and lows at 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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