16 days in Helsinki, Savonlinna & Rovaniemi Itinerary

16 days in Helsinki, Savonlinna & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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16 days in Helsinki, Savonlinna & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  8​h 45​min
Rovaniemi
— 8 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Singapore

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.
Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Ruotsinpyhtaa (Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa & Stromforsin ruukki). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate the long history of Urho Kekkonen Museum Tamminiemi, and wander the streets of Katajanokka.

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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 when traveling from Singapore to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Ruotsinpyhtaa, Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki

2
days
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Siikalahti Wetland and then witness the site of a historic battle at Salpa Line. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Kummakivi Boulder, get all the information you need at Riihisaari, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, then don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

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You can drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, Savonlinna is slightly colder than Helsinki - with highs of -1°C and lows of -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki, Siikalahti Wetland, Kummakivi Boulder
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Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Riihisaari ©
Riihisaari
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

8
days
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Safaris and Ski Resort Ritavalkea. Step out of the city life by going to Pyha-Luosto National Park and Auttikongas. Venture out of the city with trips to Tornio Church (in Tornio) and Kemi Church (in Kemi). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena.

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Do a combination of train and flight from Savonlinna to Rovaniemi in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Savonlinna in December, expect Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kemi Church, Ski Resort Ritavalkea, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Tornio Church
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

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