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
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Kemi
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Saariselka
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Singapore

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our 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. Traveling from Singapore to Helsinki, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

5
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Auttikongas. Kids will appreciate attractions like Santa Claus Village and SantaPark. Venture out of the city with trips to Ski Resort Ritavalkea (in Pello) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). There's much more to do: see Santa Claus Office, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Amethyst Mine Lapland, Ski Resort Ritavalkea
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 24th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, then admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Kemi trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Kemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Kemi are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Tornio Church ©
Tornio Church

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nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, Siida, & more). On the 26th (Wed), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Saariselka day trip planning app .

You can drive from Kemi to Saariselka in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kemi in December, with highs in Saariselka at -7°C and lows at -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
On the 29th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, contemplate the long history of Fortress of Suomenlinna, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki driving holiday tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Saariselka in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 3°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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