14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 45 min
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Singapore

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki online vacation planner .

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 changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Helsinki to be cooler, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, and then get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Turku tour planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Theme Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Family-friendly places like Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Ahvenisto will thrill your kids. Step out of Tampere to go to Forssa and see Viihdeuimala Vesihelmi, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: laugh and play at Sarkanniemi Theme Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tampere 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. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ahvenisto, Viihdeuimala Vesihelmi
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall

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nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Step out of Levi to go to Muonio and see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, which is approximately 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, and gain insight at Kids' Land.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Tampere to Levi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tampere in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): see Santa Claus Office, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Parks
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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