15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  4 h 15 min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
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
Train + 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Hakaniemi Market. Change things up with a short trip to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo (about 50 minutes away). The adventure continues: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, walk around Sibelius Monument, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Helsinki. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in September, with highs in Helsinki at 19°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Room Escape Games
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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): take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Inari trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Helsinki to Inari takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in October, expect Inari to be little chillier, temps between 3°C and -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo trip planner.

Fly from Inari to Kuusamo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kuusamo are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Savonlinna takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kuusamo in October, you will find days in Savonlinna are a bit warmer (7°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Nature Parks

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. On the 9th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, stroll around Lilla holmen, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum and then step off the mainland to explore Kobba Klintar.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mariehamn trip maker app.

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. While traveling from Savonlinna, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mariehamn, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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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.
On the 11th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Turku trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Mariehamn to Turku by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
day
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 12th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then 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 find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tampere online journey planner.

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

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

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