12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly + Bus:  18 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  6 h
2
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
3
Porvoo
— 2 nights
Bus:  45 min
4
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Singapore

1
day
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 29th (Wed): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in May, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between 12°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Nature Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 30th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then make a trip to Pikkukirkko, and finally indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square.

Before you visit Savonlinna, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Rovaniemi to Savonlinna in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in May, you will find days in Savonlinna are somewhat warmer (17°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Castle Hill, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, then see the interesting displays at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, and finally explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Riimikko, don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, then trot along with Savijarvi Gard Manor, and finally enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Porvoo trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Savonlinna to Porvoo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Porvoo are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Savijarvi Gard Manor
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Pack the 4th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, make a trip to Senate Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

You can take a bus from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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