16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
5
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Singapore

5
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.
Pack the 25th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, make a trip to Senate Square, and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use 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. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in July, you will find days in Helsinki are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are cooler (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 30th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): get your game on at Moomin World, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Marttyyrikeisarinna Aleksandran Kirkko.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Turku day trip site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Turku, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Suolijarvi Beach, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tampere journey planning app.

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vanha Kirkko ©
Vanha Kirkko

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 3rd (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna road trip planning app.

Getting from Tampere to Savonlinna by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Savonlinna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mustasaari online trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Savonlinna to Mustasaari with the Route module. In August, daily temperatures in Mustasaari can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 5th (Sun), make a trip to Lordi's Square, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then catch a live event at Lappi Areena.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi road trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Rovaniemi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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