32 days in Finland Itinerary

32 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 7 nights
2
Tampere
— 5 nights
3
Turku
— 3 nights
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
5
Saariselka
— 3 nights
6
Mustasaari
— 4 nights
7
Imatra
— 4 nights
8
Lahti
— 3 nights

7
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Step out of the city life by going to Aurinkolahti Beach and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park. Pack the 7th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

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Ahmedabad, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Ahmedabad in October: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

5
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Vanha Kirkko and Holy Cross Church. Get outdoors at Rauhaniemi Beach and Yyteri Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Juselius Mausoleum (in Pori) and Hameenlinna (Birthplace of Jean Sibelius & Sibelius Center). Pack the 12th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's more to do: stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach.

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Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pori, Hameenlinna, Holy Cross Church
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

3
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 Old Rauma are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Cathedral and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Venture out of the city with trips to The Church of the Holy Cross (in Rauma) and Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and steep yourself in history at Kuusisto Manor.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Turku, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Kuusisto Manor, Kurjenrahka National Park, Kultaranta Garden
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get outside with Seven Fells Up.

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Traveling by flight from Turku to Akaslompolo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Turku in October, with highs in Akaslompolo at °C and lows at °C. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get outside with Lake Inari and then fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park. On your second day here, gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. October in Saariselka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for Mustasaari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

4
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum and Lebellska kopmansgarden are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site and Setterbergin Puisto. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mustasaari: Hietasaaren uimaranta (in Vaasa), Ulrika Eleonora Church (in Kristiinankaupunki) and Salgrund Pilot Station (in Kaskinen). It doesn't end there: snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mustasaari tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Saariselka to Mustasaari. In October, Mustasaari is somewhat warmer than Saariselka - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Vaasa, Kristiinankaupunki, Salgrund Pilot Station
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum
Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta

4
nights
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Olavinlinna Castle and Savonlinna Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Pikkukirkko and Joutsenon kirkko. Venture out of the city with trips to Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi), Saimaa Canal (in Lappeenranta) and Puumalan Lake (in Puumala). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tainionkosken Church, contemplate the long history of Detachment Kuhlmey, and learn about all things military at Imatra Veteran’s Home Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Imatra online holiday builder.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Imatra in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. October in Imatra sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Lahti.

Things to do in Imatra

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Savonlinna, Lappeenranta, Linnansaari National Park, Puumalan Lake
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

3
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Take a break from the city and head to Repovesi National Park and Valkmusa National Park. The adventure continues: take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, and fly down the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lahti online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Imatra to Lahti takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Lahti are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Valkmusa National Park, Repovesi National Park, Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall