12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Kimito Island
— 1 night
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
6
Lahti
— 1 night

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Head to Old Market Hall and Flamingo Entertainment Centerfor plenty of shopping. Pack the 14th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, look for gifts at Marimekko Oyj, and stroll through Aurinkolahti Beach.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki travel route builder app.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. In December, Helsinki is colder than Singapore - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 15th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Archipelago National Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kimito Island trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kimito Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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 16th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, thenkick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Vepsa Island and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Turku trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For traveler tips and tourist information, use the Mustasaari day trip planning tool.

Drive from Turku to Mustasaari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In December, daytime highs in Mustasaari are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 19th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see ratings and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mustasaari to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Mustasaari in December, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): hit the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, thenmake a trip to Musical Fountain, and then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lahti route planner.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Lahti in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with highs in Lahti at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Musical Fountain
Musical Fountain

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