18 days in Finland Itinerary

18 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 Hakaniemi Market. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Raseborg (Fagervik Church & Ekenas Archipelago National Park). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Villa Gyllenberg, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

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 3°C and lows reach -5°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 · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 19 — 25:
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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, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, then contemplate 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, then admire 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 3°C and lows of -5°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 · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:
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Historic Site
The Runeberg Home
4.6
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Architectural Building
Cathedral of Porvoo
4.3
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Historic Site
Stromforsin Ruukki
3.5

5
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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus and Kauppahalli. Get some cultural insight at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral and Haukipudas Church. 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: engage your brain at Tietomaa, examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and have some family-friendly fun at Oulu Climbing Centre.

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 0°C, and evening lows to -8°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 · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 27 — Apr 1:
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Specialty Museum
Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo
4.6

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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 Auttikongas. And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planning app.

You can take a train from Oulu to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports
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Safari
Safaris
4.4
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Waterfall
Auttikongas
4.6

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