12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Fly:  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): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online day trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in May; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 12°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Parks Nature
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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, and finally indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Savonlinna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in May: highs in Savonlinna hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow 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): contemplate the long history of Castle Hill, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, then see the interesting displays at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, and finally explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Riimikko, then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, then admire all the interesting features of Savijarvi Gard Manor, and finally enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Porvoo travel route planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Porvoo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

6
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 46 minutes away). Pack the 4th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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