12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Kuusamo
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
6
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  21 h
End: Singapore

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.
Head to Hakaniemi Market and Taiga Colorsfor some retail therapy. Explore hidden gems such as Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and The National Museum of Finland. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Market Square Kauppatori, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and look for gifts at Marttiini Senaatintori.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Helsinki travel route tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in October; daily highs in Helsinki reach 10°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 26th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, thenexperience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Inari journey planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in October; daily highs in Inari reach 3°C and lows reach -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 27th (Sat), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, identify plant and animal life at Konijanka Petting Zoo, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Akaslompolo fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Inari to Akaslompolo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. October in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
day
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka, stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, and then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Kuusamo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Kuusamo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, pick up some local products at Savonlinna Market Square, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Savonlinna Cathedral, and finally stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Savonlinna in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kuusamo in October, expect nights in Savonlinna to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turku Castle and Ett Hem Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Teijo National Park and Bellevue Beach. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, and browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Turku day trip website.

Getting from Savonlinna to Turku by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Teijo National Park, Bellevue Beach, Kauppakeskus Mylly
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 1:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

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