44 days in Finland Itinerary

44 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly + Bus:  18 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Inari
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h
4
Kouvola
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Koli National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h
7
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Pori
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Tampere
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
10
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
11
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Singapore

3
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, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and see where the action happens at Lappi Areena.

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Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in August: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Theme Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

3
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
When in Pyhatunturi, make a side trip to see Luosto in Sodankyla, approximately Sodankyla away. Spend the 22nd (Wed) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Luosto, Luosto, Pyhatunturi
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Luosto ©
Luosto
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Venture out of the city with trips to Saariselka (Urho Kekkonen National Park & Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort). Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and head outdoors with Lake Inari.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Inari in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Inari are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Saariselka, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

3
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kouvola: Sibelius Hall (in Lahti), Sapokka Water Garden (in Kotka) and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa). Spend the 29th (Wed) exploring nature at Repovesi National Park. Spend the 31st (Fri) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park.

For photos and more tourist information, refer to the Kouvola online tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Inari to Kouvola in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Inari in August, with highs in Kouvola at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Sibelius Hall, Sapokka Water Garden, Valkmusa National Park, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): indulge your taste buds at Savonlinna Market Square, stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, explore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Savonlinna Herostatue - The Hero's Grave, then examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Savonlinna trip maker site.

Getting from Kouvola to Savonlinna by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Provincial Museum ©
Savonlinna Provincial Museum

4
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Explore Koli National Park's surroundings by going to Kuopio (Entertainment Center IsoCee, Lutheran Cathedral, &more) and Venajanhiekka (in Rautavaara). There's lots more to do: hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, and stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Koli National Park takes 3 hours. In September in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kuopio, Koli, Venajanhiekka
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Vaasa (Hietasaaren uimaranta, Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, &more). Spend the 7th (Fri) among the memorable landscape of Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. It doesn't end there: snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mustasaari route builder tool.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Mustasaari in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pori.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Vaasa
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum
Kaupungintalo - City Hall ©
Kaupungintalo - City Hall

3
nights
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Rauma (Old Rauma, The Church of the Holy Cross, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach, stop by Porin Kauppahalli, take an in-depth tour of Rosenlew Museum, and don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Pori road trip planning website.

Drive from Mustasaari to Pori in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Rauma
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

5
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Explore Tampere's surroundings by going to Parola (The Parola Armour Museum & Holy Cross Church) and Visavuori (in Valkeakoski). Pack the 13th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, take an in-depth tour of Emil Aaltosen Museo, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and enjoy some friendly competition at Space Bowling & Billiards Tampere.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Tampere online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Pori to Tampere by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Tampere are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Parola, Visavuori
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step out of Turku to go to Poytya and see Kurjenrahka National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Turku Castle, get your game on at Moomin World, hike along The Archipelago Trail, and kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku route maker.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Naantali, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

7
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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo--about 50 minutes away. Pack the 23rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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