8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 45 min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Singapore

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and finally get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online holiday 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. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in January; daily highs in Helsinki reach -3°C and lows reach -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 14th (Tue), gain insight at Turku Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip builder tool .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Turku can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): hit the slopes at Kids' Land and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and finally don't miss a visit to Snow Village.

Plan my day in Levi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In January, Levi is slightly colder than Turku - with highs of -11°C and lows of -21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Tours

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 17th (Fri), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi visit planning website .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, Rovaniemi is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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