15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Savonlinna
— 2 nights
3
Joensuu
— 1 night
4
Turku
— 2 nights
5
Tampere
— 3 nights
6
Levi
— 1 night

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 15th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then stop by Taiga Colors, and then stop by Marimekko.

Make your Helsinki itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. On the 17th (Mon), you'll travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 18th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkkoniemen Kellotapuli.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna holiday planning site.

Take a train from Helsinki to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Savonlinna reach -1°C and lows reach -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Joensuu.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
night
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): stroll through Honkaniemi Beach, kick back and relax at Utra Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Joensuu Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Joensuu itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Joensuu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Joensuu are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Turku.

Things to do in Joensuu

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko ©
Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko
Taitokortteli ©
Taitokortteli
Joensuu Church ©
Joensuu Church

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly and then identify plant and animal life at Kurjenrahka National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gain insight at Turku Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Turku vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Turku takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:
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Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

3
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Take a break from the city and head to Rauhaniemi Beach and Evo Hiking Area. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ideapark and Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampere: Birthplace of Jean Sibelius (in Hameenlinna), Serlachius Museum Gustaf (in Mantta-Vilppula) and St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa (in Sastamala). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, take in the views from Hameensilta, and pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere day trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. December in Tampere sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:
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St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa ©
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa
Evo Hiking Area ©
Evo Hiking Area
Ideapark ©
Ideapark

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Levi travel planning app.

You can drive from Tampere to Levi in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tampere in December, with highs in Levi at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Tours · Trails · Adventure

Side Trips

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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