16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly + Bus:  18 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h 30 min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Pori
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Singapore

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 19th (Thu), get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the next day, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, catch a live event at Lappi Areena, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in September, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between 13°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi travel route planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, don't miss a visit to Pikkukirkko, then appreciate the history behind The Spirit of the fortress, then appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Savonlinna trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pyhatunturi to Savonlinna. In September, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Savonlinna

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

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 23rd (Mon), explore the wide array of goods at City Sokos, then admire the striking features of Aleksanterin Kirkko, then walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

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

Getting from Savonlinna to Tampere by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In September, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. On the 25th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, then stop by Porin Kauppahalli, and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Space Bowling & Billiards.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Pori vacation planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Pori in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Space Bowling & Billiards ©
Space Bowling & Billiards

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then shop like a local with Gallery A, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. Keep things going the next day: work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Turku travel planner.

You can drive from Pori to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Turku sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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 29th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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