14 days in Finland & Norway Itinerary

14 days in Finland & Norway Itinerary

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14 days in Finland & Norway Itinerary

Start: Chennai, India
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku, Finland
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
3
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Stavanger, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h
5
Trondheim, Norway
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Tromso, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Chennai, India


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2
nights
Helsinki, Finland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take a stroll through Katajanokka, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

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

Chennai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Chennai to Helsinki, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Chennai in February: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 0°C and lows are around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

2
nights
Turku, Finland

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, then admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and finally visit Naantali Old Town. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre and then explore the world behind art at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Turku travel route builder site .

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

3
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Vigeland Museum and Astrup Fearnley Museet will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) and Det Kongelige Slott. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum, take a stroll through Vulkan Neighbourhood, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, and examine the collection at Fram Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Oslo sightseeing site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Turku to Oslo. Traveling from Turku to Oslo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Turku, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of 6°C to lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum ©
Norges Hjemmefrontmuseum

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nights
Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger ©
The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
On the 24th (Mon), kick back and relax at Sande Beach, shop like a local with Touscene, then get curious at Norwegian Petroleum Museum, and finally stop by Ovre Holmegate. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Sola Strand, stroll through Orre Beach, and then stroll through Borestranden Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Stavanger trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Stavanger takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Oslo in February since evenings lows in Stavanger dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Borestranden Beach, Sande Beach, Orre Beach
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Sola Strand ©
Sola Strand
Norwegian Petroleum Museum ©
Norwegian Petroleum Museum
Ovre Holmegate ©
Ovre Holmegate

1
night
Trondheim, Norway

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
On the 26th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Rockheim, learn about all things military at Kristiansten Fortress, and then wander the streets of Bakklandet Old Town.

Plan trip to Trondheim with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Stavanger to Trondheim in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in Trondheim, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Trondheim

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Kristiansten Fortress ©
Kristiansten Fortress
Bakklandet ©
Bakklandet
Rockheim ©
Rockheim

2
nights
Tromso, Norway

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Arctic Cathedral and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tromso Domkirke, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tromso Fjords, then admire the masterpieces at Perspektivet Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tromso tour itinerary maker website .

Fly from Trondheim to Tromso in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Trondheim in February, you will find days in Tromso are slightly colder (0°C), and nights are about the same (-5°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tromso

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Speed Boats Tours
Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral

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