23 days in Finland Itinerary

23 days in Finland Itinerary

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23 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
3
Haemeenlinna
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Vaasa
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
6
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Saariselka
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki travel planner.

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. In November, Helsinki is colder than Singapore - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. On your second day here, enjoy some diversion at Moomin World, explore the world behind art at Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli.

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Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Haemeenlinna.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
nights
Haemeenlinna

Haemeenlinna ©
On the 27th (Tue), learn about all things military at Parola Tank Museum, then examine the collection at Vankilamuseo, then explore the historical opulence of Hame Castle, and finally examine the collection at Museo Militaria. On your second day here, examine the collection at Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum), examine the collection at The Finnish Railway Museum, then browse the exhibits of Sibelius Birthplace, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Aulanko.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Haemeenlinna trip itinerary builder tool .

Take a train from Turku to Haemeenlinna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Haemeenlinna sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Haemeenlinna

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum), The Finnish Railway Museum, Parola Tank Museum
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 28:
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Museo Militaria ©
Museo Militaria
Parola Tank Museum ©
Parola Tank Museum
The Finnish Railway Museum ©
The Finnish Railway Museum

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 29th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip maker app .

Take a train from Haemeenlinna to Tampere in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Tampere sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Vaasa.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

2
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. On the next day, examine the collection at Terranova and then cool off at Tropiclandia.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vaasa tour itinerary builder app .

Take a train from Tampere to Vaasa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Luosto.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 2:
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Tropiclandia ©
Tropiclandia

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 3rd (Mon), admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Vaasa to Luosto in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Vaasa in December, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Luosto: temperatures range from -8°C by day to -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Saariselka.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

4
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Siida & The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos). On the 5th (Wed), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka tour planning tool .

Drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

2
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, then don't miss a visit to Jyppyra lookout, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Enontekio Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Muonio tour itinerary planning site .

Getting from Saariselka to Muonio by car takes about 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Muonio

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Enontekio, Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
Jyppyra lookout ©
Jyppyra lookout
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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.
Step out of Levi with an excursion to Snow Village in Kittila--about 46 minutes away. On the 10th (Mon), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, and get your game on at Kid's Land.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Levi day trip site .

You can drive from Muonio to Levi in an hour. December in Levi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Kittila, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at SantaPark, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planning website .

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi 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 -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Tours
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 14:
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris

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