14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Savonlinna
— 1 night
3
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 1 night
5
Levi
— 1 night
6
Turku
— 3 nights
7
Tampere
— 1 night

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.
Visiting Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planning tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, thenstop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Savonlinna road trip planning website.

Drive from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Savonlinna at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

2
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 25th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Lempukka Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tainionkosken Church, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Taipalsaaren kirkko.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Lappeenranta can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Inari.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Imatra, Taipalsaaren kirkko
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Joutsenon kirkko ©
Joutsenon kirkko
Taipalsaaren kirkko ©
Taipalsaaren kirkko
Lappeenrannan kirkko ©
Lappeenrannan kirkko

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari online trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Lappeenranta to Inari in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lappeenranta in December: high temperatures in Inari hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 28th (Fri), hit the slopes at Kids' Land, thenjoin the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Fun & Games Winter Sports
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, thentake an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, Turku is somewhat warmer than Levi - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, thenkick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tampere road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa
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Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto ©
Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa ©
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa

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