13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​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.
Popular historic sites such as Rock Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hakaniemi Market and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 48 minutes away. There's more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip site .

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. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kemi Church and Arktikum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rovaniemi Church and German Soldier s Cemetery. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Tornio to see Tornio Church about 1h 50 min away. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, stop by Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus, and shop like a local with Lapland Forestry Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi planner .

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -2°C and lows are around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping

Side Trips

Tornio Church, Kemi Church
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Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

1
night
Turku

Turku
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Turku in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in December: high temperatures in Turku hover around 1°C and lows are around -4°C. You will leave for Porvoo on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Turku

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Museums
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1
night
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, and then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Willatar and then head off the coast to Kaunissaari.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Porvoo journey maker app .

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. In December, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Nature

Side Trips

Ruotsinpyhtaa, Kaunissaari
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Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa
Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Willatar ©
Willatar

2
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence and then look for gifts at Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa).

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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