11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly + Train:  19 h
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko, tour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach, then see the interesting displays at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see a show at Tampere Hall, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then admire the striking features of Aleksanterin Kirkko.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere travel planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Tampere is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Tampere reach 0°C and lows reach -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku vacation planner.

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Turku are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
Shop till you drop at Old Market Hall and Kamppi Shopping Centre. Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and don't miss a visit to Market Square Kauppatori.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip website.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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