20 days in Finland Itinerary

20 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  17 h 30 min
1
Kotka
— 2 nights
Train:  5 h 30 min
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Bus + Train:  4 h 30 min
3
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Train:  6 h 45 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
5
Levi
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Turku
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maretarium, examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then browse the exhibits of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, enjoy breathtaking views from Haukkavuori Lookout Tower, and then walk around Sapokka Water Garden.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotka trip itinerary app.

Singapore, Singapore to Kotka is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in November; daily highs in Kotka reach 3°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Maretarium ©
Maretarium

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, get answers to all your questions at Riihisaari, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally appreciate the history behind Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Siikalahti Wetland.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Kotka to Savonlinna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In November in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Siikalahti Wetland, Kerimaki Church
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Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, then examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

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Getting from Savonlinna to Kuopio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Kuopio can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 30th (Fri), hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip app.

Traveling by flight from Kuopio to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kuopio in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -2°C and lows are around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and finally take an in-depth tour of Samiland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kittila, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Samiland ©
Samiland

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some diversion at Flowpark Turku, then stroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In December, Turku is a bit warmer than Levi - with highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

3
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola) and Museo Militaria (in Hameenlinna). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko and examine the collection at Moomin Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere travel route builder site.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Tampere are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

The Parola Armour Museum, Museo Militaria
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The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

3
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 The National Museum of Finland and Porvoo Old Town. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planning site.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tampere in December, you will find days in Helsinki are a bit warmer (3°C), and nights are about the same (-3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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