11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Train:  9 h 45 min
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  8 h 30 min
3
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: Singapore

5
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.
Do your shopping at Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa) and Kamppi Shopping Centre. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Katajanokka and Mannerheim Museum. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and cool off at The Swimming Stadium.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Helsinki online trip itinerary builder.

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 changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 5°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church. Here are some ideas for day two: see Santa Claus Office, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then look for gifts at Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus, and finally engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. You'll set off for Savonlinna on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus ©
Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna vacation builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Rovaniemi to Savonlinna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect Savonlinna to be a bit warmer, temps between -1°C and -7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

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