13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
2
Espoo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Vantaa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Market Square Kauppatori, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then make a trip to Senate Square, then make a trip to The Esplanadi Park, and finally stop by Kankurin Tupa.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip app.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in October, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 10°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): walk around Nuuksio National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a splash at Serena Water Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Espoo online vacation planner.

Espoo is very close to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Espoo

Nature Parks Theme Parks
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Kaitalampi ©
Kaitalampi
Serena Water Park ©
Serena Water Park

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 28th (Mon), examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Turku vacation planning app.

You can drive from Espoo to Turku in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Tampere, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Vantaa.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

2
nights
Vantaa

Vantaa ©
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): examine the collection at Finnish Aviation Museum and then admire the striking features of Pyhan Laurin kirkko. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, and then see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Vantaa online vacation maker.

Drive from Tampere to Vantaa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vantaa

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Porvoo, Lahti, Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius
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Heureka ©
Heureka
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland

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