10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Helsinki route maker website .

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. Traveling from Singapore in May, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 18°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

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nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 7th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then examine the collection at Emil Aaltosen Museo, then admire the masterpieces at Maltinranta Artcenter, and finally examine the collection at Tampere City Library, Metso.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall
Tampere City Library, Metso ©
Tampere City Library, Metso

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 9th (Thu), kick back and relax at Herrainpaivat Beach, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, and then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Pori trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Pori, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

1
night
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 10th (Fri): let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally wander the streets of Naantali Old Town.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku tour itinerary tool .

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Neighborhoods Parks Museums

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

1
night
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Mansikkalahti, then go for a walk through Linden Esplanade, then look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, and finally take a stroll through Hamina Old Town.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kotka visit planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. May in Kotka sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Hamina Old Town
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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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