14 days in Lapland & Finland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland & Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland & Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Fly + train:  5​h 15​min
4
Tampere
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Singapore


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2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): find something for the whole family at SantaPark, see Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and finally stop by Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus.

To find photos and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi journey planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus ©
Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to Snow Village, and finally stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Samiland, and then make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Akaslompolo Sportshop
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Inari tour planner .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Inari sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Inari

Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

3
nights
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 16th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, stop by Ideapark, then see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Ortodoxa San Alexander Nevski y San Nicolas. Keep things going the next day: browse the range of quality goods at City Sokos, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then look for gifts at Tammelantori, and finally stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tampere, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Inari to Tampere by combination of shuttle, flight, and train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Inari in December, expect Tampere to be a bit warmer, temps between 0°C and -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ideapark
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Ideapark ©
Ideapark
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

2
nights
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 18th (Tue): browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly and then examine the collection at Louhisaari Manor. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Turku online holiday planner .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kauppakeskus Mylly, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
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.
Shop till you drop at Hakaniemi Market and Market Square Kauppatori. Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, stop by Pien, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, and browse the range of quality goods at Stockmann's Department Store.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder website .

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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