9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Singapore

3
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.
Pack the 29th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, appreciate the history behind Sibelius Monument, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary app .

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. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
On the 30th (Sun), gain interesting insight with Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Inari trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Helsinki to Inari in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Helsinki in December, plan for slightly colder days in Inari, with highs around -7°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

Make your Saariselka itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Inari to Saariselka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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 1st (Tue): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online journey planner .

Getting from Saariselka to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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