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 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Kotka
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Poro Farmi, and finally take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

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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. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. In March, Rovaniemi is cooler than Singapore - with highs of -1°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Museums Parks
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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 (Fri): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Levi day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. March in Levi sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Vaasa route planner .

You can fly from Levi to Vaasa in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Vaasa, with lows around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Rock Church. Your inner history buff will appreciate Helsinki Cathedral and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Katajanokka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, and view the masterpieces at Galerie Anhava.

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Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. On the 14th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, and finally take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Stromforsin ruukki, identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, and then take a stroll through Hamina Old Town.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kotka trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Kotka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Wildlife Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Arboretum Mustila, Hamina Old Town, Stromforsin ruukki
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church

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