26 days in Finland Itinerary

26 days in Finland Itinerary

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26 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 17 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
3
Turku
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 30 min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Singapore

17
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Mielakka Ski Center (in Kouvola), Porvoo (Söderskärin majakka & Porvoo Old Town) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki itinerary 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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Helsinki. In December, Helsinki is colder than Singapore - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Espoo, Porvoo, Lahti, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, and finally stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tampere trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

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

1
night
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 6th (Wed): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and then browse the collection at Turku City Library.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Turku online trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Turku are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kids' Land, then view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Turku to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In January, Levi is a bit cooler than Turku - with highs of -11°C and lows of -21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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