11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Kimito Island
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 1 night
5
Inari
— 1 day
6
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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.
On the 14th (Fri), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the masterpieces at Design Museum, thenlearn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), thenget engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip website.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. 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 December, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 16th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, get answers to all your questions at Riihisaari, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna travel route planning site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Savonlinna to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 16:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then identify plant and animal life at Oro.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kimito Island trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Kimito Island takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Savonlinna in December; daily highs in Kimito Island reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 18:
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard
Oro ©
Oro

1
night
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 19th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenexplore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally make a trip to Archangel Michael's church.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip tool.

Getting from Kimito Island to Turku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Turku are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 19:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
day
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari tour itinerary builder.

Fly from Turku to Inari in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, Inari is slightly colder than Turku - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 21st (Fri), get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): get curious at Pilke Science Centre, thenexamine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip tool.

You can drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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