33 days in Finland Itinerary

33 days in Finland Itinerary

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33 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Turku
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Sotkamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Rantasalmi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Lahti
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Amritsar

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 Aurinkolahti Beach and Norman Travels. For shopping fun, head to Hakaniemi Market or Flamingo Entertainment Centre. Pack the 5th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki travel route planner .

Amritsar, India to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 3 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Amritsar in September; daily highs in Helsinki reach 19°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Archipelago National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Kimito Island trip site .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kimito Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Get some historical perspective at Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Turku Cathedral and Kuusisto Manor. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya, about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Turku trip maker .

Drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kuusisto Manor, Kurjenrahka National Park, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Visiting Rauhaniemi Beach and Viikinsaari Island will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Holy Cross Church and Sarkanniemi Theme Park. When in Tampere, make a side trip to see Museo Militaria in Haemeenlinna, approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and examine the collection at Spy Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daytime highs in Tampere are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Museo Militaria, Holy Cross Church
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), explore the world behind art at Pori Art Museum, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Pori trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta, then examine the collection at Terranova, then see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Hietasaaren uimaranta.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mustasaari tour planner.

Traveling by car from Pori to Mustasaari takes 3 hours. In October in Mustasaari, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Vaasa
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta ©
Hietasaaren uimaranta

2
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Step out of the city life by going to Venajanhiekka and Hiukka. Change things up with a short trip to Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto in Rautavaara (about 58 minutes away). Spend the 19th (Fri) exploring nature at Hiidenportti National Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sotkamo trip planner.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Sotkamo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rautavaara
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Take a break from the city and head to Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and Kasken Kierros Nature Trail.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park online travel route planner .

Drive from Sotkamo to Koli National Park in 2.5 hours. In October in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Koli Nature Centre Ukko
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

2
nights
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. On the 24th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at The Spirit of the fortress, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, then stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rantasalmi trip site .

Drive from Koli National Park to Rantasalmi in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Visiting Repovesi National Park and Valkmusa National Park will get you outdoors. Visit Stromforsin ruukki and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Leivonmaki National Park (in Joutsa) and Hiidenvuori (in Iitti). Next up on the itinerary: get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lahti trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Rantasalmi to Lahti in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Repovesi National Park, Hiidenvuori, Leivonmaki National Park, Valkmusa National Park
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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