18 days in Finland Itinerary

18 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
2
Porvoo
— 2 nights
3
Oulu
— 5 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bellevue Beach and Tapiola Golf. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Ullanlinna. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Raseborg (Fagervik Church & Ekenas Archipelago National Park) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Raseborg, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Tapiola Golf, Bellevue Beach
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 26th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, thencontemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, and finally shop like a local with Nasin Kartanon Galleria. On the next day, admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, thenadmire the masterpieces at Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo, and finally explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Porvoo day trip planning website.

Drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Porvoo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo, Hiidenkirnut, Loviisan kirkko, Stromforsin Ruukki
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The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

5
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Take a break from the city and head to Hupisaaret Park and Superpark Oulu. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus and Kierikkikeskus. Explore Oulu's surroundings by going to Kierikki Stone Age Centre (in Yli-Ii), Kemi Church (in Kemi) and Luovon Puoji (in Hailuoto). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Haukipudas Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, get your game on at Oulu Climbing Centre, and see the interesting displays at Oulun Automuseo.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Oulu online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Porvoo to Oulu in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Haukipudas Church, Kierikki Stone Age Centre, Kemi Church, Luovon Puoji
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Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo ©
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo
Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Do some cultural sightseeing at German Soldier s Cemetery and Arktikum. Explore hidden gems such as LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi road trip site.

You can take a train from Oulu to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Safaris
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

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