9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  22​h
1
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip itinerary maker site .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Savonlinna is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in September: high temperatures in Savonlinna hover around 16°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, see the interesting displays at Siida, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): head outdoors with Lemmenjoki National Park.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Inari trip app .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Savonlinna to Inari in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In September, Inari is little chillier than Savonlinna - with highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Take a break from the city and head to Teijo national park and Vepsa Island. Turku Castle and St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Abo Akademi, and explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Turku online trip builder .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Turku in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. When traveling from Inari in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Turku, with highs around 18°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Teijo National Park
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, take a stroll through Katajanokka, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki visit app .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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