12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Inari
— 1 day
6
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Singapore

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nuuksio National Park and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Katajanokka and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Johannes Church, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and admire the striking features of Rock Church.

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Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

2
nights
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 15th (Sun): examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, then explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum, then see the interesting displays at Louhisaari Manor, and finally get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle. On the next day, admire the striking features of Kuusisto Manor, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then stay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then admire the masterpieces at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip builder site .

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Kuusisto Manor, Louhisaari Manor
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Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 17th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), admire the striking features of Palace of Junnelius, then stroll through Herrainpaivat Beach, and finally take an in-depth tour of Rosenlew Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Pori road trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Rosenlew Museum ©
Rosenlew Museum

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Tampere City Library, Metso, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere online route planner .

Traveling by bus from Pori to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Museums Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas ©
The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas
Tampere City Library, Metso ©
Tampere City Library, Metso

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 19th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Inari day trip site .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Inari takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tampere in December; daily highs in Inari reach -7°C and lows reach -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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.
On the 20th (Fri), fly down the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, shop like a local with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and finally have some family-friendly fun at G2 Ice Karting Levi.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Levi day trip planning website .

Fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Winter Sports Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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