15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
2
Lieksa
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Singapore

4
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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki tour builder .

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 when traveling from Singapore to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Go for a jaunt from Lieksa to Koli to see Koli Shop Retkitupa about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Ukko-Koli, trek along Herajarvi Hiking Trail, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and get outside with Neitikoski Rapids.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lieksa online holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Lieksa. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Lieksa to be a bit cooler, temps between -1°C and -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Explore Akaslompolo's surroundings by going to Levi (Kids' Land, Icekarting Levi, & more), Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm (in Sirkka).

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Akaslompolo journey planner .

Explore your travel options from Lieksa to Akaslompolo with the Route module. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lieksa in January, with highs in Akaslompolo at -11°C and lows at -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Levi, Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Akaslompolo in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of -17°C in Rovaniemi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Theme Parks Museums
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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