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
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Asikkala
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Singapore

4
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 Fortress of Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hakaniemi Market and Spas & Wellness. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker .

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. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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 27th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Riihisaari, pause for some serene contemplation at Paaskylahden kirkko, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Johanna Oras Art Gallery.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna tour itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Savonlinna at -1°C and lows at -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Asikkala.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

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

1
night
Asikkala

Asikkala ©
Asikkala is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, pause for some serene contemplation at Ristinkirkko, then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, and finally learn about winemaking at Pihamaa Estate & Winery.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Asikkala vacation tool .

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Asikkala takes 3 hours. In December in Asikkala, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Asikkala

Wineries Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Lahti
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Ristinkirkko ©
Ristinkirkko

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 30th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip planner .

Traveling by car from Asikkala to Turku takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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