12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Porvoo
— 2 nights

3
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.
Visit Temppeliaukio Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum for their historical value. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Hakaniemi Market and Nuuksio National Park. Pack the 29th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planning tool.

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. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in November, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rovaniemi Church and Christmas House Santa. Bring the kids along to Santa Claus Village and Arktikum. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, take an in-depth tour of Forestry Museum of Lapland, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi holiday tool.

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in November, things will get a bit cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Wildlife
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Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Safaris

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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.
On the 3rd (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, thenadmire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally explore the galleries of Turku Castle.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip planner.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with highs in Turku at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki, thencontemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, head off the coast to Kaunissaari, thenrevel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally look for gifts at Willatar.

Make your Porvoo itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Turku to Porvoo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or fly. December in Porvoo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ruotsinpyhtaa, Kaunissaari, St Michael Church, Ungern and Rosen Fortresses
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Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa
St Michael Church ©
St Michael Church
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

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