18 days in Finland, Norway & Sweden Itinerary

18 days in Finland, Norway & Sweden Itinerary

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18 days in Finland, Norway & Sweden Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Oslo, Norway
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Helsinki, Finland
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Singapore, Singapore

2
nights
Rovaniemi, Finland

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. Here are some ideas for day two: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and then have fun at Santa Claus Office.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -2°C and lows are around -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

5
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Popular historic sites such as Oslomarka and Norsk Folkemuseum are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Nordmarka and Ski & Guide. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Albin Upp Gallery & Art Cafe, contemplate the long history of Det Kongelige Slott, look for gifts at Outland Oslo, and explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Oslo trip itinerary maker .

Fly from Rovaniemi to Oslo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in November, with highs in Oslo at 9°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Winter Sports
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Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

6
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace and Stockholm Old Town. Get some cultural insight at Fargfabriken and Moderna Museet - Stockholm. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Skansen, get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen, take a stroll through Sodermalm, and take an in-depth tour of Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet).

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Stockholm trip builder .

You can fly from Oslo to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Stockholm, with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen

4
nights
Helsinki, Finland

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Temppeliaukion Church and The Esplanadi Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Market Square Kauppatori, look for gifts at Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Stockholm to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Helsinki is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

King's Road, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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