19 days in Finland Itinerary

19 days in Finland Itinerary

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19 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  12​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
3
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Kimito Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Tampere
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Aurinkolahti Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Aurlahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market, step into the grandiose world of Fortress of Suomenlinna, get a taste of the local shopping with Market Square Kauppatori, and browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planning website .

Bengaluru, India to Helsinki is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in August, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 13°C. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Aurlahti Beach
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

2
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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 5th (Sun), get outside with Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then hike along Juutua Nature Trail.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Inari online road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, Inari is slightly colder than Helsinki - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Trails Outdoors
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. Keep things going the next day: hike along Paha-Koli Hill, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Koli National Park route tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Inari to Koli National Park. Traveling from Inari in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Koli National Park, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Predator Center in Kuusamo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kuusamo travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. In August in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©

2
nights
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 (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park and then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly. On the next day, gain insight at Turku Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Turku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Kauppakeskus Mylly, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly

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nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik and then expand your understanding of the military at Oro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island route planner .

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kimito Island are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step out of the city life by going to Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto and Rauhaniemi Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Evo Hiking Area and Spas & Wellness. see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's still lots to do: stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere online tour planner .

Drive from Kimito Island to Tampere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. August in Tampere sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Evo Hiking Area, Ideapark, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Evo Hiking Area ©
Evo Hiking Area

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