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
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Singapore

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Hietaranta Beach. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary site .

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. In November, Helsinki is much colder than Singapore - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 24th (Sat), browse the collection at Turku City Library, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then have fun at Moomin World. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Kultaranta Garden.

Plan trip to Turku with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Turku are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
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 26th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then examine the collection at Spy Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -1°C. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 28th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): make a trip to Lordi's Square, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tampere in November, with highs in Rovaniemi at -2°C and lows at -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games Tours
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Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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