20 days in Finland Itinerary

20 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Pori
— 1 night
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Mustasaari
— 1 night
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Sotkamo
— 1 night
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Muonio
— 1 day
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Lahti
— 2 nights

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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.
Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Old Market Hall and Kamppi Shopping Centre. Pack the 16th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, walk around The Esplanadi Park, and stop by Marimekko Oyj.

Plan trip to Helsinki with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Bangkok, Thailand to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Bangkok to Helsinki. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Bangkok in October, with highs in Helsinki at 10°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Shopping · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

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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.
On the 17th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

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Beach
Vepsa Island
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Castle
Turku Castle
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): head off the coast to Viikinsaari Island, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Tampere journey planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then admire the masterpieces at Pori Art Museum, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Pori visit app.

Drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping
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Beach
Yyteri Beach
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Art Gallery
Pori Art Museum
4.2

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari online day trip planner.

Getting from Pori to Mustasaari by car takes about 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Mustasaari are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature · Wildlife · Parks

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Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. On the 23rd (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka and then stroll through Venajanhiekka. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Hiidenportti National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sotkamo day trip tool.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Sotkamo in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In October in Sotkamo, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Keimiotunturi Fell, explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Muonio road trip planner.

You can drive from Sotkamo to Muonio in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Sotkamo in October, expect nights in Muonio to be about the same, around -3°C, while days are little chillier, around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Specialty Museum
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo
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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Visiting Repovesi National Park and Valkmusa National Park will get you outdoors. Visit Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry and Stromforsin Ruukki for their historical value. The adventure continues: get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lahti driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Muonio to Lahti. In October, Lahti is somewhat warmer than Muonio - with highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

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National Park
Repovesi National Park
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National Park
Valkmusa National Park
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