46 days in Finland Itinerary

46 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Pori
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Mustasaari
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
6
Sotkamo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Koli National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Savonlinna
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
9
Inari
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
10
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
11
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
12
Kouvola
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Dhaka City

5
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.
Pack the 19th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 22:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step out of Turku with an excursion to Kurjenrahka National Park in Poytya--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, step aboard Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

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You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Naantali, Kurjenrahka National Park
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 26:
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Parola (The Parola Armour Museum & Holy Cross Church). Pack the 28th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Parola, Pyhan Birgitan kirkko
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

3
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pori: Uusikaupunki (Bonk Museum & Uusikaupunki Old Church) and Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross, Ruokapuoti Lumo, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla, and kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pori trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Pori takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Pori

Museums Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Rauma, Uusikaupunki
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:
Highlights from your plan
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Ruokapuoti Lumo ©
Ruokapuoti Lumo

3
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Explore Mustasaari's surroundings by going to Vaasa (Hietasaaren uimaranta, Setterbergin Puisto, &more). Spend the 4th (Thu) among the memorable landscape of Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mustasaari trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Pori to Mustasaari in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Mustasaari can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Sotkamo.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Vaasa
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Setterbergin Puisto ©
Setterbergin Puisto
Tikanoja Art Museum ©
Tikanoja Art Museum

3
nights
Sotkamo

Sotkamo ©
Sotkamo is a municipality of Finland, located in the Kainuu region. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sotkamo: Venajanhiekka (in Rautavaara), Ukkohalla Ski & Sport Resort (in Hyrynsalmi) and Jyrkkakosken Ruukki (in Sonkajarvi). Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring nature at Hiidenportti National Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Hiukka, perfect your strike at Vuokatti Bowling, get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti, and take some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sotkamo holiday app.

You can drive from Mustasaari to Sotkamo in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. October in Sotkamo sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Sotkamo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Vuokatti, Venajanhiekka, Jyrkkakosken Ruukki, Ukkohalla Ski & Sport Resort
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Hiidenportti National Park ©
Hiidenportti National Park
Vuokatinvaara ©
Vuokatinvaara

4
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.
Explore Koli National Park's surroundings by going to Kuopio (Kuopio Art Museum, Lutheran Cathedral, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Pielinen, look for all kinds of wild species at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, examine the collection at Koli Nature Centre Ukko, and look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park trip planning app.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kuopio, Koli
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

3
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Get out of town with these interesting Savonlinna side-trips: Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi) and Puumala (Puumala wooden church, Puumalansalmen silta ja nakoalahissi, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna attractions planner.

Getting from Koli National Park to Savonlinna by car takes about 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Puumala, Linnansaari National Park, Kerimaki Church
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Change things up with these side-trips from Inari: Saariselka (Urho Kekkonen National Park & Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort). Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Lake Inari, explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and get great views at Otsamo Fell.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Inari holiday website.

You can fly from Savonlinna to Inari in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Savonlinna in October, with highs in Inari at 3°C and lows at -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Saariselka, Lemmenjoki National Park
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 22nd (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Pyhatunturi vacation planner.

You can drive from Inari to Pyhatunturi in 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Amethyst Mine Lapland, Luosto
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Luosto ©
Luosto
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, catch a live event at Lappi Areena, and explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. October in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Theme Parks
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

3
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kouvola: Sibelius Hall (in Lahti), Sapokka Water Garden (in Kotka) and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa). Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring nature at Repovesi National Park. Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kouvola day trip planning site.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Kouvola in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in October: highs in Kouvola hover around 7°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Valkmusa National Park, Sibelius Hall, Sapokka Water Garden, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

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