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
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Joensuu
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temppeliaukion Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Hiidenkirnut. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki sightseeing planner.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Helsinki. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in July: highs in Helsinki hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni and Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma will appeal to museum buffs. Kerimaki Church and New Valamo Monastery will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joensuu Church, and admire the natural beauty at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Joensuu trip tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Joensuu. July in Joensuu sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Joensuu

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Ukko-Koli Hill, Kerimaki Church, New Valamo Monastery
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Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
New Valamo Monastery ©
New Valamo Monastery

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 25th (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip planner .

You can drive from Joensuu to Vaasa in 6.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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 26th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your game on at Moomin World, then make a trip to Naantali Old Town, and then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Turku trip planner .

Getting from Vaasa to Turku by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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