12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Singapore Changi Airport

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in April, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
History Museum
Arktikum
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Vaasa

Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta, take some stellar pictures from Saltkaret, examine the collection at Terranova, then see the sky in a new way at Meteoriihi, and finally make a trip to Kaupungintalo - City Hall.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vaasa route planner.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Vaasa in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rovaniemi in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Vaasa: temperatures range from 7°C by day to -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Meteoriihi ©
Observatory
Meteoriihi
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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.
Kids will enjoy Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Senate Square. Pack the 9th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kotka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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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. Kids will enjoy Santalahti Nature Trail and St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Kotka: Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Hiidenvuori (in Iitti). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kotka trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kotka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

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