22 days in Finland Itinerary

22 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly
4
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Syote
— 1 night
Drive
7
Sotkamo
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive
9
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Indira Gandhi International Airport

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hakaniemi Market and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), browse the different shops at Stockmann Department Store, and get a taste of the local shopping with Market Square Kauppatori.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour itinerary planning site.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki. Traveling from New Delhi in October, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 10°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Kansallisgalleria ©
Art Museum
Kansallisgalleria
4.2

2
nights
Kimito Island

Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kimito Island travel planning site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kimito Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Oro ©
Must see
Oro
4.7
Soderlangvik Gard
Art Museum
Soderlangvik Gard
4.5

3
nights
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get some cultural insight at Turku Castle and Turun Taidehalli. Escape the urban bustle at Bellevue Beach and Vepsa Island. Change things up with a short trip to Pike's Gut in Hanko (about 1h 40 min away). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art, and admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Turku sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Museum-lovers will appreciate Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Lemmenjoki National Park. When in Inari, make a side trip to see Hippupuoti Gift Shop in Saariselka, approximately Saariselka away. There's more to do: tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos and get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

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

You can fly from Turku to Inari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Turku in October; daily highs in Inari reach 3°C and lows reach -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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2
nights
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 24th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church and then identify plant and animal life at Arctic Emotions Oy. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Inari to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. October in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Syote.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Wildlife Area
Arctic Emotions Oy
5.0

1
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Syote

On the 26th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Syote Ski & Nature Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Jalavan Kauppa and then take in the exciting artwork at Pentik Hill.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Syote trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Syote in 3 hours. In October in Syote, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Syote

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 25 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
Pentik Hill ©
Art Gallery
Pentik Hill
4.0
Jalavan Kauppa ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Jalavan Kauppa
4.3

2
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. On the 28th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hiidenportti National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Hiukka and then head outdoors with Kainuun Vaellustalli.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sotkamo road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Syote to Sotkamo takes 3.5 hours. October in Sotkamo sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Highlights from your trip
Kainuun Vaellustalli ©
Outdoor Activity
Kainuun Vaellustalli
4.8

1
night
Savonlinna

The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna journey builder tool.

Drive from Sotkamo to Savonlinna in 4.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ruotsinpyhtaa.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
Pikkukirkko ©
Church
Pikkukirkko
4.7

2
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Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museum of Aviation, stroll through Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ruotsinpyhtaa travel route builder website.

Getting from Savonlinna to Ruotsinpyhtaa by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your trip
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Historic Site
Stromforsin Ruukki
3.5
Museum of Aviation ©
Specialty Museum
Museum of Aviation
4.3