15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Singapore

1
night
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 2nd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, thenHead underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, thenmake a trip to Santa Claus Village, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have fun at Santa Claus Office, thenstroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, thenbrowse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, and finally take a memorable tour with Feelapland.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in November, with highs in Rovaniemi at -2°C and lows at -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Pielinen, enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, examine the collection at Pielisen Museum, and hike along Akka-Koli Hill.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in November, with highs in Koli National Park at 1°C and lows at -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 7th (Thu), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Vaasa trip builder site.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Vaasa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

2
nights
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 8th (Fri): trek along The Archipelago Trail, thenbrowse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and then browse the collection at Turku City Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, thentour or see a game at Flowpark Turku, thenstroll around Kupittaa Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Turku travel route planner.

You can drive from Vaasa to Turku in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Flowpark Turku ©
Flowpark Turku

2
nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, stroll around Riverside Park, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, thentake a stroll through Linden Esplanade, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, stroll through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and then examine the collection at Museum of Aviation.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kotka trip maker.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kotka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Kotka sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

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.
Pack the 14th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Observatory Hill Park.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planning website.

You can drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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