12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  4 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Hanko
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Singapore

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, stop by LAURI, and then have fun at Feelapland.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip app .

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 5th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and then explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in December: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 0°C and lows are around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, then get engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum, and finally perfect your strike at Space Bowling & Billiards.

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

Drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Pori are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Rosenlew Museum ©
Rosenlew Museum

1
night
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach, don't miss a visit to Hanko Water Tower, then don't miss a visit to Pike's Gut, and finally don't miss a visit to Gunnarstrand.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hanko trip itinerary site .

Getting from Pori to Hanko by car takes about 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hanko

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower
Pike's Gut ©
Pike's Gut

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Stadin Panimo.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Hanko to Helsinki in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

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