24 days in Finland Itinerary

24 days in Finland Itinerary

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24 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Seoul
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Inari
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
6
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Joensuu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Porvoo
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Seoul

4
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 14th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, make a trip to The Esplanadi Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sibelius Monument.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Helsinki tour planner .

Seoul, South Korea to Helsinki is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Korea Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 7 hours. When traveling from Seoul in September, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Turku

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 17th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Abo Akademi, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally enjoy some diversion at Moomin World. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Turku holiday app .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 19th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and then kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach. On the next day, see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere online travel route planner .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampere Art Museum ©
Tampere Art Museum

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip planning app .

Getting from Tampere to Rovaniemi by combination of train and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Tampere in September, plan for slightly colder days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
On the 24th (Mon), trek along Juutua Nature Trail, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then head outdoors with Lake Inari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Siida, get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeerfarm.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Inari travel website .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Inari are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Tours
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida ©
Siida

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 26th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at Kuopio Art Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, examine the collection at Kuopio Automobile Museum, then learn about all things military at Kuopio War Veteran Museum, then stop by Pikku Pietarin Torikuja, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kuopio route builder .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Kuopio in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kuopio, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Lutheran Cathedral ©
Lutheran Cathedral

2
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): examine the collection at Carelicum, explore the world behind art at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joensuu Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla. Keep things going the next day: stop by Kauppakeskus Iso Myy, then get a taste of the local shopping with Joensuun Tori (Joensuu Market), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Pirunkirkko.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Joensuu trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Joensuu takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Joensuu are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Joensuu

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pirunkirkko
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Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni ©
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 30th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, don't miss a visit to Riihisaari, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

Plan a Savonlinna trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Savonlinna takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

2
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, then head off the coast to Lammassaari Island, and then head outdoors with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, see the interesting displays at Lappeenranta Fortress, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lappeenrannan kirkko, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lappeenranta trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Imatra
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Joutsenon kirkko ©
Joutsenon kirkko

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): enjoy some diversion at Porvoo Swimming Pool, examine the collection at Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum, then stop by Willatar, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Fredrika Runebergs Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Porvoo day trip site .

Drive from Lappeenranta to Porvoo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Fun & Games Museums Parks
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Willatar ©
Willatar
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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