12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 1 night
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Mustasaari
— 1 night
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Lahti
— 1 night
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Porvoo
— 3 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.
Head to Old Market Hall and Marimekko Oyjfor plenty of shopping. Attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kamppi Chapel of Silence make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, stroll through Aurinkolahti Beach, look for gifts at Marimekko, and buy something for everyone on your list at Flamingo Entertainment Center.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki sightseeing site.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Helsinki. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in October: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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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 23rd (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Turku itinerary planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Outdoors
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Castle
Turku Castle
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
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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 24th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Suolijarvi Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tampere route builder app.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Religious Site
Vanha Kirkko
4.2

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mustasaari trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Mustasaari takes 4 hours. In October, daytime highs in Mustasaari are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Vaaksy Canal, then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ristinkirkko.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lahti journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Mustasaari to Lahti with the Route module. In October, daily temperatures in Lahti can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Lahti

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Water Body
Vaaksy Canal
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Church
Ristinkirkko
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Civic Center
Sibelius Hall
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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Sapokka Water Garden has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maretarium, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Stromforsin Ruukki, explore the galleries of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

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You can drive from Lahti to Porvoo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. October in Porvoo sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

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Historic Site
Stromforsin Ruukki
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Historic Site
The Runeberg Home
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