12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Pori
— 1 night
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Hanko
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 4 nights

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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 3rd (Tue): find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then catch all the local highlights with Feelapland.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi visit planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Tours · Theme Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 4:
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and then explore the world behind art at Tampere Art Museum. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach and then enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tampere trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect Tampere to be somewhat warmer, temps between 0°C and -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 6:
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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

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Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 7th (Sat), kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum, then get engrossed in the history at Rosenlew Museum, and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Space Bowling & Billiards.

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

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Rosenlew Museum ©
Rosenlew Museum

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Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Hanko Water Tower, then steep yourself in history at Pike's Gut, and finally make a trip to Gunnarstrand.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hanko online trip builder.

You can drive from Pori to Hanko in 3.5 hours. December in Hanko sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hanko

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower
Pike's Gut ©
Pike's Gut

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Katajanokka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, make a trip to Senate Square, and sample the tasty concoctions at Stadin Panimo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Hanko to Helsinki in 2 hours. In December in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

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