22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive
2
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
5
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly
8
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly
9
Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Feelapland.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi travel itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi is minus 6 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in September; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 13°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Auttikongas ©
Waterfall
Auttikongas
4.6

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and then hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Julma Olkky and then head outdoors with Karhunkierros.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kuusamo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Karhunkierros ©
Outdoor Activity
Karhunkierros
4.9
Julma Olkky ©
Canyon
Julma Olkky
4.7

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 24th (Thu), ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, then see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower. On your second day here, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, then have fun at Vainolanniemi, and finally take an in-depth tour of Riuttala Farmhouse Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kuopio travel route planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Kuopio in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Kuusamo in September, Kuopio is a bit warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.9
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Government Building
Kuopio Market City Hall
4.5
Puijo Tower ©
Observation Deck
Puijo Tower
4.4

1
night
Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then make a trip to Pikkukirkko, and finally savor the flavors at Savonlinna Market Square.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Savonlinna tour planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Savonlinna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
4.4

2
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Kotka

Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area and then identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): stroll through Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park, stop by Linden Esplanade, then trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, and finally walk around Sapokka Water Garden.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kotka trip builder tool.

Drive from Savonlinna to Kotka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. September in Kotka sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Santalahti Nature Trail
5.0

3
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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and Vapriikin Museokeskus. Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Birthplace of Jean Sibelius (in Hameenlinna), Visavuori (in Valkeakoski) and The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola). Pack the 1st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, and steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere travel planning tool.

You can drive from Kotka to Tampere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4

2
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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 2nd (Fri): deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail, take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, and then let little ones run wild at Adventure Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku day trip planning site.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
History Museum
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
4.4
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

2
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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 4th (Sun), examine the collection at Museumship Pommern, then brush up on your military savvy at Aland Maritime Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Kobba Klintar, and finally see where the action happens at Wiklof Holding Arena. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, then examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mariehamn trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Mariehamn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In October in Mariehamn, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Military Museum
Aland Maritime Museum
4.7
Museumship Pommern ©
Specialty Museum
Museumship Pommern
4.5
Kastelholm Castle ©
Specialty Museum
Kastelholm Castle
4.2

4
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Room Escape Games and Kansallisgalleria. Venture out of the city with trips to Porvoo (Riimikko & Porvoo Old Town). Pack the 8th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki holiday planner.

You can fly from Mariehamn to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks

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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.4

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