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
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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.
Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. Shop till you drop at Market Square Kauppatori and Kamppi Shopping Centre. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, stop by Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, and wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planning tool .

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 moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 5°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori

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 4th (Wed), browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Turku travel planning app .

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Turku are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Spas Parks

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 5th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, then browse the range of quality goods at City Sokos, and finally look for gifts at Keittioelamaa. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tampere day trip planner.

You can take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daytime highs in Tampere are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
City Sokos ©
City Sokos
Keittioelamaa ©
Keittioelamaa

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): enjoy some diversion at Feelapland, stop by LAURI, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi journey planning website .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tampere in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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