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
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 45 min
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Bus + 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). You'll explore and learn at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Galleria Lapinlahti. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and stop by Katajanokka.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation 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. Traveling from Singapore to Helsinki, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, Helsinki is colder than Singapore - with highs of 5°C and lows of 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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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Head to Kauppakeskus Mylly and Galleria Joellafor some retail therapy. Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. When in Turku, make a side trip to see Bellevue Beach in Hanko, approximately Hanko away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, and shop like a local with Photographic Centre Peri.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Turku online tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Turku sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Kauppakeskus Mylly
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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): enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, view the masterpieces at Laukko Manor, then take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga, and finally look for gifts at Keittioelamaa. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach and then have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere holiday planning app.

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Tampere, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Parks Outdoors

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. There's much more to do: enjoy some diversion at Kids' Land, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Levi vacation planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Tampere to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tampere in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of the city life by going to Feelapland and Syvasenvaara Fell. Head to LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier and Marttiini Store Old Factoryfor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi journey planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Theme Parks Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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