13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive
4
Kuopio
— 1 night
Fly
5
Levi
— 1 night
Drive
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kansallisgalleria and Porvoo Old Town. And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki holiday planner.

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 colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Kansallisgalleria ©
Art Museum
Kansallisgalleria
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1
night
Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 5th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

For photos and other tourist information, refer to the Turku online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Turku are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

1
night
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 6th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Tampere trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Tampere sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
4.8
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.6

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the natural beauty at Snellman Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then have fun at Vainolanniemi, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kuopio trip builder tool.

You can drive from Tampere to Kuopio in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.9
Puijo Tower ©
Observation Deck
Puijo Tower
4.4

1
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Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 8th (Sun), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Levi road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Kuopio to Levi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kuopio in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Icekarting Levi ©
Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
4.8

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Tatuka Reindeerfarm. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get interesting insight from Feelapland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library.

Start your trip to Rovaniemi by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Arktikum ©
History Museum
Arktikum
4.1

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