10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  19 h
1
Kimito Island
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Singapore

1
day
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 17th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island online journey planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Kimito Island is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Kimito Island due to the time zone difference. In October, Kimito Island is colder than Singapore - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 18th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Turku online tour planner.

Getting from Kimito Island to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

2
nights
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 19th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tampere trip planning site.

Take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Savonlinna trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Katajanokka, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, stroll the grounds of Hietaniemi Cemetery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Helsinki are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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