20 days in Finland Itinerary
20 days in Finland Itinerary
Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary planner
Route & dates
Fly: 15 h 15 min
Helsinki— 5 nights
Fly + Bus: 4 h
Rovaniemi— 5 nights
Drive: 2 h 15 min
Levi— 7 nights
Drive + Fly: 21 h
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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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Korkeasaari Zoo and The Finnish Museum of Horology. Get outdoors at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto and Nuuksio National Park. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Paavolan Tammi in Lohjan Island--about 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, visit Katajanokka, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.
To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Helsinki online trip itinerary maker.
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 when traveling from Singapore to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.
Things to do in Helsinki
Espoo, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Paavolan Tammi
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Official Hometown of Santa Claus
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.Kids will appreciate attractions like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Snowman World Igloo Hotel. Step out of the city life by going to Pyha-Luosto National Park and Syvasenvaara Fell. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction (in Salla) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.
For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi planner.
Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Levi.
Things to do in Rovaniemi
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Amethyst Mine Lapland
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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 Kids' Land. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Levi: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila), Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park) and Jemes Sport (in Yllasjarvi). There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, get engrossed in the history at Samiland, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities.
To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip tool.
Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you're off to home.
Things to do in Levi
Kittila, Muonio, Jemes Sport, Yllas Ski Resort, Levi Huskypark
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