13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Turku
— 2 nights
3
Mustasaari
— 1 night
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 day

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.
Pack the 11th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in May; daily highs in Helsinki reach 18°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 15th (Wed), browse the collection at Turku City Library, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Turku journey planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May in Turku, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Mustasaari trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Mustasaari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. May in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 18th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Savonlinna. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can fly from Savonlinna to Rovaniemi in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Savonlinna, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 12°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Shopping · Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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