30 days in Finland Itinerary

30 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
2
Turku
— 6 nights
3
Inari
— 2 nights
4
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
5
Sotkamo
— 4 nights
6
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
7
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 2 nights

6
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 Paavolan Tammi and Hietaranta Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen in Raseborg--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Katajanokka, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online road trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki is minus 3.5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, Snappertunan kirkko, Paavolan Tammi
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kallio Church ©
Kallio Church

6
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Popular historic sites such as Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral are in your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bellevue Beach and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Change things up with these side-trips from Turku: Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Katanpaa (in Kustavi) and Hanko (Gunnarstrand & Pike's Gut). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island, stroll through Kultaranta Garden, and pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. November in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hanko, Rauma, Teijo National Park, Katanpaa, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum. Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel will appeal to history buffs. When in Inari, make a side trip to see Hippupuoti Gift Shop in Saariselka, approximately Saariselka away. Spend the 15th (Thu) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church and get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Inari trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Turku to Inari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turku in November, things will get little chillier in Inari: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park, Hippupuoti Gift Shop
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Get outdoors at Riisitunturi National Park and Kiutakongas Rapids. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre and Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, and get outside with Karhunkierros.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kuusamo driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Inari to Kuusamo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Riisitunturi National Park
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros

4
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Venajanhiekka and Hiidenportti National Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Paltaniemi Church and Jyrkkakosken Ruukki. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka and get great views at Vuokatinvaara.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sotkamo trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Sotkamo takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Kuusamo in November, Sotkamo is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Paltaniemi Church, Jyrkkakosken Ruukki, Vuokatinvaara, Venajanhiekka
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Paltaniemi Church ©
Paltaniemi Church
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park

3
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Get in touch with nature at Linnansaari National Park and Siikalahti Wetland. Explore hidden gems such as Olavinlinna Castle and Paaskylahden kirkko. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Sotkamo to Savonlinna in 4.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Ruotsinpyhtaa.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Linnansaari National Park, Siikalahti Wetland, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

2
nights
Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): stroll around Riverside Park, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and finally don't miss a visit to Stromforsin Ruukki. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, thenhike along Santalahti Nature Trail, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ruotsinpyhtaa trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Ruotsinpyhtaa takes 4 hours. November in Ruotsinpyhtaa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

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