23 days in Finland & Norway Itinerary

23 days in Finland & Norway Itinerary

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Lappeenranta, Finland
— 2 nights
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Savonlinna, Finland
— 3 nights
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Kuopio, Finland
— 6 nights
4
Kilpisjarvi, Finland
— 1 night
5
Tromso, Norway
— 3 nights
6
Alta, Norway
— 1 night
7
Nordkapp Municipality, Norway
— 3 nights
8
Kittila, Finland
— 2 nights


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2
nights
Lappeenranta, Finland

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 16th (Wed), explore the wide array of goods at Prisma, pause for some serene contemplation at Lappeenrannan kirkko, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, then admire the masterpieces at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, then take an in-depth tour of South Karelia Museum, and finally get your game on at Flowpark. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot, step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, kick back and relax at Lempukka Beach, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korpikeidas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Joutsenon kirkko, and finally look for gifts at MyGoodKnife.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lappeenranta trip itinerary planning tool.

Orio Al Serio, Italy to Lappeenranta is an approximately 20-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Orio Al Serio to Lappeenranta due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orio Al Serio in September, things will get a bit cooler in Lappeenranta: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Imatra
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Lappeen Marian kirkko ©
Lappeen Marian kirkko
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Flowpark ©
Flowpark

3
nights
Savonlinna, Finland

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 18th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Siikalahti Wetland and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolovesi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli, step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, then stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planner.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Savonlinna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Savonlinna sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kolovesi National Park, Siikalahti Wetland
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Kolovesi National Park ©
Kolovesi National Park
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

6
nights
Kuopio, Finland

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kuopio Market City Hall and Orinoro Gorge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kuopio: Southern Konnevesi National park (in Rautalampi), Riuttala Farmhouse Museum (in Karttula) and Koli National Park (Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, Tarhapuro Waterfall, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto, kick back and relax at Venajanhiekka, explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, and don't miss a visit to Satamankulma.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kuopio travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Rautavaara, Leppavirta, Southern Konnevesi National park, Riuttala Farmhouse Museum
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Orinoro Gorge ©
Orinoro Gorge
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

1
night
Kilpisjarvi, Finland

Kilpisjarvi ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Three Nations' Border Point, then don't miss a visit to Saana, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tsahkal Falls.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kilpisjarvi trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Kilpisjarvi takes 11 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Kilpisjarvi can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Saana ©
Saana

3
nights
Tromso, Norway

Tromso ©
The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tromso Botaniske Hage and The Lyngen Alps. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Telegrafbukta Beach, admire the masterpieces at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, walk around Prestvannet Lake, and trek along Coastal Hiking.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Tromso tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Kilpisjarvi to Tromso takes 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Tromso can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Telegrafbukta Beach ©
Telegrafbukta Beach
The Lyngen Alps ©
The Lyngen Alps
Tromso Bridge ©
Tromso Bridge

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Alta, Norway

Alta ©
Alta is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. On the 1st (Thu), take in breathtaking views at Alta Canyon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Alta Church, then look and learn at Northern Lights Observatory at Haldde, then pause for some serene contemplation at Kafjord Church, and finally wander the wide-open spaces of Sami Siida.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Alta vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Tromso to Alta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Nordkapp Municipality.

Things to do in Alta

Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums
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Kafjord Church ©
Kafjord Church
Alta Church
Alta Church
Alta Canyon ©
Alta Canyon

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nights
Nordkapp Municipality, Norway

Nordkapp Municipality ©
Some 200,000 visitors take a trip to Nordkapp Municipality every year, drawn by its two main attractions--North Cape and Knivskjellodden, considered by many the northernmost point of Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Bamse statue, then take an in-depth tour of Nordkappmuseet, then don't miss a visit to Gjesvaerstappan Nesting Cliffs, Nordkapp, and finally head outdoors with Knivskjellodden. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at North Cape, explore the striking landscape at Kirkeporten in Skarsvag, then shop like a local with The Gallery - East of the Sun, then take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery "West Of The Moon", and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Honningsvag Church.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Nordkapp Municipality trip app.

You can drive from Alta to Nordkapp Municipality in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Nordkapp Municipality

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Kirkeporten in Skarsvag, North Cape
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Kirkeporten in Skarsvag ©
Kirkeporten in Skarsvag
Knivskjellodden ©
Knivskjellodden
Nordkappmuseet ©
Nordkappmuseet

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Kittila, Finland

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. On the 5th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Sarestoniemi Museum, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then identify plant and animal life at Konijanka Petting Zoo, then stop by Jemes Sport, and finally don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Taatsin seita, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kittila trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Nordkapp Municipality to Kittila in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Nordkapp Municipality in October: high temperatures in Kittila hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Jemes Sport, Yllas Ski Resort, Sarestoniemi Museum
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Jemes Sport ©
Jemes Sport
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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