11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Singapore
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Porvoo
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
Singapore

2
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, stop by Lapland Forestry Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and finally look for gifts at Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, then examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder site .

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in November, with highs in Rovaniemi at -2°C and lows at -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Museums, #Shopping, #Theme Parks
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Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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3
days
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.
Kids will enjoy Nuuksio National Park and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rock Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Wildlife

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Nuuksio National Park
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market

2
days
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip planner .

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. December in Turku sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Turku

#Shopping, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Kauppakeskus Mylly, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

2
days
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, take a stroll through Stromforsin ruukki, then contemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Michael Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, then head off the coast to Kaunissaari, then get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally look for gifts at Willatar.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Porvoo journey planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Porvoo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Porvoo sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

#Historic Sites, #Wildlife, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ruotsinpyhtaa, Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, St Michael Church, Kaunissaari
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Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa
Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Willatar ©
Willatar

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