17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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17 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Levi
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Singapore

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 16th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planning 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 Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in February; daily highs in Helsinki reach 0°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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 18th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Naantali Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then head off the coast to Vepsa Island, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and design of Abo Akademi, then contemplate the long history of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Turku travel planner .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali Church
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Kimito Island trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, steep yourself in history at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Savonlinna takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Traveling from Kimito Island in February, things will get slightly colder in Savonlinna: highs are around -3°C and lows about -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): fly down the slopes at Ruka, trek along Kiutakongas Rapids, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kuusamo trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Savonlinna to Kuusamo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Savonlinna in February, Kuusamo is little chillier at night with lows of -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

3
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Step out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Safaris and Ice Karting Levi. Venture out of the city with trips to The Sarestoniemi Museum (in Kittila) and Enontekio Church (in Enontekio). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Levi online journey builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kuusamo to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Levi are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Enontekio Church, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Sarestoniemi Museum
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip maker site .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 28th (Thu), get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and finally snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To plan Rovaniemi vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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