11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Singapore

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Aurinkolahti Beach and Korkeasaari Zoo. The adventure continues: stroll through Hietaranta Beach, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, and steep yourself in history at Fortress of Suomenlinna.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore to Helsinki, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then admire the striking features of Aleksanterin Kirkko, and finally stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere online driving holiday planner .

Take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 0°C and lows are around -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 26:
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

2
nights
Turku

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 27th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, do sightseeing your way with Ett Hem Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Vepsa Island, see the interesting displays at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then take in the exciting artwork at Gallery A.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Turku vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. December in Turku sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, make a trip to Snow Village, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally go for a walk through Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Levi vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Turku to Levi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In December, Levi is a bit cooler than Turku - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Tours

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 31st (Mon), make a trip to Lordi's Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, see Santa Claus Office, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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