13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Kuusamo
— Few hours
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Savonlinna
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 3 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.
On the 7th (Fri), see Santa Claus Office, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Pilke Science Centre, look for gifts at Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online holiday planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Safari
Safaris
4.4
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Specialty Museum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
4.5

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 9th (Sun), stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kuusamo journey planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kuusamo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -13°C at night. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Shopping
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Shopping Center Kumpare
3.7

1
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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna and then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Savonlinna route builder.

Drive from Kuusamo to Savonlinna in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In December, Savonlinna is somewhat warmer than Kuusamo - with highs of -1°C and lows of -7°C. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Taito Shop Savonlinna
4.3

3
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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.
On the 11th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, then stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, and finally explore the wide array of goods at City Sokos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then stop by Ideapark, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally stop by Tammelantori.

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Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Tampere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4

1
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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle and then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Turku online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

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Must see
Turku Castle
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
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History Museum
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
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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.
Attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria make great kid-friendly stops. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Artisaani. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the range of quality goods at Stockmann Department Store, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach.

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Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches
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Art Museum
Kansallisgalleria
4.2

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