15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Turku
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Singapore

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark. Here are some ideas for day two: see Santa Claus Office, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi attractions planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 5th (Wed), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Levi using our trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. On the 6th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
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 7th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Vepsa Island, then browse the exhibits of Ett Hem Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Turku in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In December, Turku is a bit warmer than Levi - with highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, and then steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, contemplate the long history of Palkaneen Kirkko, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hauhon kirkko, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Church.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Tampere route planning app .

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December in Tampere, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -6°C at night. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hauhon kirkko, Palkaneen Kirkko, Holy Cross Church
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church

2
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joutsenon kirkko, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lappeenrannan kirkko, then get engrossed in the history at Wolkoff House Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Lappeen Marian kirkko. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lempukka Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Lauritsala Church.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Lappeenranta trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Tampere to Lappeenranta by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Lappeenranta, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Imatra
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lauritsala Church ©
Lauritsala Church

2
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.
On the 14th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): stroll through Hietaranta Beach, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Design Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lappeenranta in December: highs in Helsinki hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral