15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Seinajoki
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
8
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look for gifts at Marimekko, then get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market Hall, and then expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning tool.

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. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall
Marimekko ©
Marimekko

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 18th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Tampere reach 0°C and lows reach -6°C. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Seinajoki.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

1
night
Seinajoki

Seinajoki ©
Seinäjoki is a city located in Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Lakeuden Risti Church.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Seinajoki trip planner.

You can take a train from Tampere to Seinajoki in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -7°C. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Seinajoki

Nightlife Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Bio Rex ©
Bio Rex
Lakeuden Risti Church ©
Lakeuden Risti Church
Seinajoki Library ©
Seinajoki Library

1
night
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Oulu online trip planner.

You can take a train from Seinajoki to Oulu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Oulu are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Toripolliisi ©
Toripolliisi

1
night
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and then hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Kittila trip builder tool.

You can drive from Oulu to Kittila in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Oulu in December: high temperatures in Kittila hover around -5°C and lows are around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Winter Sports Fun & Games

Side Trip

Levi
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell.

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Traveling by car from Kittila to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Inari are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

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
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 24th (Mon), make a trip to Lordi's Square, then see Santa Claus Office, then have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi driving holiday planner.

Getting from Inari to Rovaniemi by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kuopio trip planner.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Kuopio in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kuopio, with lows of -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Historic Sites
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo

3
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
On the 27th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Kuopio to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Kuopio in December, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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