11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  19 h 15 min
1
Turku
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 30 min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Saariselka
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Singapore

1
day
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 6th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Turku travel planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Turku is an approximately 20- hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Turku, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Turku at 1°C and lows at -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 7th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Tampere, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Kids' Land, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and finally make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Levi holiday planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Tampere to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tampere in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): see Santa Claus Office, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then catch all the local highlights with Feelapland.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Theme Parks Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 12th (Wed), fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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Getting from Rovaniemi to Saariselka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Saariselka, with lows of -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki online travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Saariselka in December: highs in Helsinki hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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