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
— 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
5
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Inari
— 2 nights
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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look for gifts at Marimekko, shop like a local with Old Market Hall, and then brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel route builder app .

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. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Helsinki to be cooler, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the train 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

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tampere vacation builder tool .

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier 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

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Seinajoki

Seinajoki ©
Seinäjoki is a city located in Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lakeuden Risti Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Seinajoki trip itinerary builder .

You can take a train from Tampere to Seinajoki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Seinajoki, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride 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

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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 appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, and then contemplate the long history of Kauppahalli.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Oulu online vacation planner .

Traveling by train from Seinajoki to Oulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In December in Oulu, expect temperatures between -2°C during the day and -9°C at night. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Oulu

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

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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. On the 21st (Fri), explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi and then gain insight at Kid's Land.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Oulu to Kittila by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kittila

Fun & Games

Side Trip

Levi
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. On your second day here, take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell.

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Drive from Kittila to Inari in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Inari are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

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

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, make a trip to Lordi's Square, then see Santa Claus Office, then enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi sightseeing planning tool .

You can drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 time for 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

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Kuopio

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

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuopio journey tool .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Kuopio in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of -8°C in Kuopio. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Historic Sites
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Helsinki, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Kuopio to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kuopio in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for 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 ©