15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

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.
On the 2nd (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland. On your second day here, have fun at Santa Claus Office, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, and finally take an exotic tour of Feelapland.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online attractions 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 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

Parks Fun & Games Tours
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, museums, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, make a trip to Paateri, steep yourself in history at Uhrihalkeama, and trek along Paha-Koli Hill.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Koli National Park travel route planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in November; daily highs in Koli National Park reach 1°C and lows reach -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Rylays Hill ©
Rylays Hill

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Vaasa tour planner .

You can drive from Koli National Park to Vaasa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November, daily temperatures in Vaasa can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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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): hike along The Archipelago Trail, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then get lost in a book at Turku City Library. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park, then enjoy some diversion at Flowpark, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kupittaa Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Turku itinerary maker app .

Getting from Vaasa to Turku by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Turku are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough 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
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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, look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, then wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and finally admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, then delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, then go for a walk through Ankkapurha Culture Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Aviation.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kotka trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Kotka are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Kouvola, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Ankkapurha Culture Park ©
Ankkapurha Culture Park
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

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. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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