18 days in Finland Itinerary

18 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
4
Mustasaari
— 1 day
5
Pori
— 1 night
6
Tampere
— 2 nights
7
Turku
— 3 nights
8
Helsinki
— 5 nights

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Tue), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, make a trip to Santa Claus Office, thenget your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: catch a live event at Lappi Areena, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Rovaniemi is minus 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dubai in October: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Pyhatunturi online visit planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

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

1
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 5th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Pyhatunturi to Savonlinna with the Route module. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Pyhatunturi in October: high temperatures in Savonlinna hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

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

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 7th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari tour planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Savonlinna to Mustasaari. October in Mustasaari sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Palace of Junnelius, take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, thenmake a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

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Drive from Mustasaari to Pori in 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Pori are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island, stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tampere online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Viikinsaari Island ©
Viikinsaari Island

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step out of Turku with an excursion to Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya--about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church, and see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip maker.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Naantali, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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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 15th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. October in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon 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
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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