17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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
Bus + 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

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

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 when traveling from Singapore to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in February, with highs in Helsinki at 0°C and lows at -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 ©
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): make a trip to Naantali Church, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, and finally gain insight at Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Abo Akademi, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku attractions planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In February in Turku, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kimito Island journey maker app.

You can 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 Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

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 (Fri): examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, appreciate the history behind Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Savonlinna travel route planner.

Drive from Kimito Island to Savonlinna in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In February, Savonlinna is slightly colder than Kimito Island - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
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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): hit the slopes at Ruka, explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kuusamo online vacation builder.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Kuusamo in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Savonlinna in February since evenings lows in Kuusamo dip to -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sarestoniemi Museum and LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. When in Levi, make a side trip to see Enontekio Church in Enontekio, approximately Enontekio away. There's still lots to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Levi travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Levi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Enontekio Church, Sarestoniemi Museum
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church

1
night
Akaslompolo

On the 27th (Wed), take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo online holiday planner.

You can take a bus from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and then hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip site.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -11°C at night. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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