33 days in Finland Itinerary

33 days in Finland Itinerary

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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
Drive:  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.
Visiting Norman Travels and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park will get you outdoors. Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Pack the 5th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip maker.

Amritsar, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Amritsar to Helsinki. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Amritsar in September: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to 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
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kimito Island trip app.

Drive from Helsinki to Kimito Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

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

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Turku Castle and Kuusisto Manor. You'll explore and learn at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Change things up with a short trip to Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya (about 46 minutes away). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, step off the mainland to explore Vepsa Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku journey builder.

You can drive from Kimito Island to Turku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kurjenrahka National Park, Kuusisto Manor, 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Rauhaniemi Beach and Viikinsaari Island. You'll explore and learn at Museo Militaria and Spy Museum. Take a break from Tampere with a short trip to Holy Cross Church in Parola, about 1 hour away. Pack the 14th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. It doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tampere online trip maker.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Tampere, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Holy Cross Church, Museo Militaria
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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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), take in the exciting artwork at Pori Art Museum, thenmake a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Yyteri Beach.

Planning Pori trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Pori Art Museum ©
Pori Art Museum
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta, thenexamine the collection at Terranova, thenexamine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Hietasaaren uimaranta.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mustasaari trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Pori to Mustasaari takes 3 hours. October in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Vaasa
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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

2
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Escape the urban bustle at Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto and Hiidenportti National Park. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Hiukka and Venajanhiekka.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sotkamo journey planner.

Drive from Mustasaari to Sotkamo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October, daytime highs in Sotkamo are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish 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 ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Take a break from the city and head to Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail and Pielinen. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, examine the collection at Koli Nature Centre Ukko, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Koli National Park day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Sotkamo to Koli National Park takes 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. 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
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail

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, contemplate the long history of Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, thensavor the flavors at Savonlinna Market Square, thenlook for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rantasalmi trip planner.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Parks Nature 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 Leivonmaki National Park will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry and Stromforsin Ruukki. Get out of town with these interesting Lahti side-trips: Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla) and Hiidenvuori (in Iitti). There's more to do: take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lahti journey app.

Traveling by car from Rantasalmi to Lahti takes 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stromforsin Ruukki, Valkmusa National Park, Repovesi National Park, Leivonmaki National Park, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 30:
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori

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