12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
5
Kotka
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Room Escape Games and Kansallisgalleria. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo, about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, make a trip to Hakaniemi Market, and stroll around Sibelius Monument.

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Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In October, Helsinki is much colder than Singapore - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trip

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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 2nd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Turku trip website.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 3rd (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tampere route builder website.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Tampere are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 4:
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 5th (Mon), browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and then get answers to all your questions at Riihisaari.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In November in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Riihisaari ©
Riihisaari
Taito Shop Savonlinna ©
Taito Shop Savonlinna

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. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Haapasaari Island, stroll around Katariina Seaside Park, and then stroll around Sapokka Water Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail, steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kotka online travel route planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kotka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. November in Kotka sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:
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Haapasaari Island ©
Haapasaari Island
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail

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