13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

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), admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and finally stop by Kankurin Tupa.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour itinerary maker website .

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 Time to Eastern European Time is minus 6 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in October: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

3
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Nuuksio National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): make a splash at Serena Water Park.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Espoo trip planning website .

Espoo is just a stone's throw from Helsinki. In October, daily temperatures in Espoo can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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), see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Turku tour builder app .

Traveling by car from Espoo to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride 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.
On the 30th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral and then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus. On the next day, see the sky in a new way at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere road trip planner.

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Vantaa.

Things to do in Tampere

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

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 contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pyhan Laurin kirkko. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and then examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Vantaa online travel planner .

Take a train from Tampere to Vantaa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time 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

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