16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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16 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Turku
— 2 nights
2
Pori
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
4
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get outdoors at Teijo national park and Kurjenrahka National Park. Explore hidden gems such as Turku Castle and Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, and head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Turku online trip planner .

Bengaluru, India to Turku is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in July, expect Turku to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 14th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Herrainpaivat Beach, then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and then stop by Patakirppis.

To see ratings and more tourist information, go to the Pori road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Turku to Pori takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Pori, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Patakirppis ©
Patakirppis

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 15th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Siida, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Inari trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Pori to Inari by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Pori in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Inari: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, then get outside with Karhunkierros, and then explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Kuusamo online vacation planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Kuusamo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros

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night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Kuusamo to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kimito Island in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik

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.
Get some cultural insight at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Helsinki Cathedral. For shopping fun, head to Hakaniemi Market or Market Square Kauppatori. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Helsinki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria