12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Porvoo
— 1 day
5
Helsinki
— 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Market Square Kauppatori, Hakaniemi Market and Stockmann Department Store. Pack the 29th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Shopping
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Flea Market
Hakaniemi Market
4.2

2
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Rovaniemi

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 30th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Forestry Museum of Lapland, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and then stop by Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in November, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between -2°C and -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Science Museum
Pilke Science Centre
3.9
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Specialty Museum
Christmas House Santa
3.6
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History Museum
Forestry Museum of Lapland
4.2

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Turku travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with highs in Turku at 1°C and lows at -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Shopping Mall
Kauppakeskus Mylly
4.4

1
day
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 4th (Tue), look for gifts at Willatar, then head off the coast to Kaunissaari, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Porvoo trip app.

Traveling by car from Turku to Porvoo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

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Historic Site
The Runeberg Home
4.6
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Willatar
4.0

3
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), then get curious at Heureka, and finally get all the information you need at Fazer Experience Visitor Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, then stop by Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa), and then shop like a local with Old Market Hall.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki attractions website.

Drive from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trip

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Science Museum
Heureka
4.3

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