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
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
6
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Tampere
— 1 day
Fly:  19​h
End: Singapore

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Room Escape Games. Change things up with a short trip to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Sibelius Monument, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning site .

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. Traveling from Singapore in September, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): go for a walk through Otsamo Fell, see the interesting displays at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Inari vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, Inari is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C. On the 4th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 5th (Fri), hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

Discover how to plan a Kuusamo trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Kuusamo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 7th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, make a trip to Pikkukirkko, then examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Punkaharju Ridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna road trip site .

You can fly from Kuusamo to Savonlinna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Kuusamo in October, expect nights in Savonlinna to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Punkaharju, Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral

2
nights
Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lilla holmen, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museumship Pommern. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum and then take an in-depth tour of Kobba Klintar.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mariehamn day trip planning app .

You can fly from Savonlinna to Mariehamn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Savonlinna in October, expect nights in Mariehamn to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
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Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar

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 11th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, explore the galleries of Ett Hem Museum, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Turku attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Turku takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

1
day
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip planner .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Tampere are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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