32 days in Finland Itinerary

32 days in Finland Itinerary

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32 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Inari
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Kuopio
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
6
Tampere
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Akaslompolo

On the 16th (Fri), get outside with Seven Fells Up and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then don't miss a visit to Snow Village.

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Bengaluru, India to Akaslompolo is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In March, Akaslompolo is much colder than Bengaluru - with highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): head outdoors with Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, examine the collection at Siida, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Inari online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Inari are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, then stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and then hit the slopes at Ruka.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kuusamo trip planner .

Getting from Inari to Kuusamo by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©

3
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Olavinlinna Castle and Kerimaki Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Savonlinna Cathedral and Pikkukirkko for their historical value. Step out of Savonlinna with an excursion to Linnansaari National Park in Rantasalmi--about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, and make a trip to Riihisaari.

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

You can fly from Kuusamo to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kuusamo in March; daily highs in Savonlinna reach 1°C and lows reach -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Mine Mining Museum and Pikku Pietarin Torikuja. Get a sense of the local culture at Lutheran Cathedral and St. Nikolaos Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuopio: Leppavirta (Leppavirta Church & Orinoro Gorge) and Southern Konnevesi National park (in Rautalampi). Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Matkus Shopping Center.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Kuopio journey website .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kuopio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Leppavirta, Southern Konnevesi National park, Old Mine Mining Museum
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 29:
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Orinoro Gorge ©
Orinoro Gorge
Old Mine Mining Museum ©
Old Mine Mining Museum
Leppavirta Church ©
Leppavirta Church

5
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get some cultural insight at Forssa Museum and Vapriikin Museokeskus. Jokioinen Museum Railway and Maltinranta Artcenter will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Marttinen (in Virrat) and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, look for gifts at Ideapark, and identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere online itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Kuopio to Tampere in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Tampere are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Marttinen, Ideapark, Forssa Museum, Jokioinen Museum Railway
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Teijo national park and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Step out of Turku to go to Askainen and see Louhisaari Manor, which is approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly, explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Turku tour planner.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Turku sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Louhisaari Manor, Naantali Church, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
nights
Kotka

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. Get outdoors at Arboretum Mustila and Riverside Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Salpa Line Museum and Linden Esplanade. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kotka: Marian Kirkko (in Hamina) and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa). There's more to do: hike along Santalahti Nature Trail and appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kotka route planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Salpa Line Museum, Arboretum Mustila, Marian Kirkko
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Marian Kirkko ©
Marian Kirkko

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.
Get some cultural insight at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rock Church and Helsinki Cathedral. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, look for gifts at Digelius Music, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Finland.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

Getting from Kotka to Helsinki by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria