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
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Singapore

4
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Market Square Kauppatori and Kamppi Shopping Centre. Museum-lovers will get to explore Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Galleria Lapinlahti. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and stop by Artisaani.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip website .

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 November; daily highs in Helsinki reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

3
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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kauppakeskus Mylly and Galleria Joella. You'll explore and learn at Turku Castle and Photographic Centre Peri. Step out of Turku to go to Hanko and see Bellevue Beach, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, head off the coast to Vepsa Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

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You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kauppakeskus Mylly, Bellevue Beach
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
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 6th (Fri): kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then view the masterpieces at Laukko Manor, then take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga, and finally stop by Keittioelamaa. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall

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.
Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and get your game on at Kid's Land.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Tampere to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, Levi is slightly colder than Tampere - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Escape the urban bustle at Feelapland and Syvasenvaara Fell. Head to LAURI and Arctic Circle Mallfor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Theme Parks Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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