20 days in Finland Itinerary

20 days in Finland Itinerary

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20 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Syote
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
7
Kemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London

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.
On the 4th (Fri), brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

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London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in January, expect nights in Helsinki to be little chillier, around -9°C, while days are much colder, around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

2
nights
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. On the next day, examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum and then make a splash at Tropiclandia.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Mustasaari. Expect a daytime high around -4°C in January, and nighttime lows around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Vaasa, Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Tropiclandia ©
Tropiclandia

1
night
Syote

Syote ©
Ranua Zoo has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ranua Zoo.

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Getting from Mustasaari to Syote by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Mustasaari in January, things will get little chillier in Syote: highs are around -11°C and lows about -19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Syote

#Tours, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

1
night
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, then contemplate the waterfront views at Pakasaivo, and then see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Muonio tour builder site .

You can drive from Syote to Muonio in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Syote in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Muonio, with lows around -22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Muonio

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 11th (Fri), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Levi journey planner.

Getting from Muonio to Levi by car takes about an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Tours, #Adventure, #Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, make a trip to Lordi's Square, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and find something for the whole family at SantaPark.

Before you visit Rovaniemi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Levi in January since evenings lows in Rovaniemi dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Fun & Games
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

3
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sampo Icebreaker. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kemi trip planner.

Take a train from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In January in Kemi, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -16°C at night. You will leave for home on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Kemi

#Shopping, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tornio, Haukipudas Church, Ideapark Oulu
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Ideapark Oulu ©
Ideapark Oulu
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Northern Lights Riders has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy some diversion at Action Park and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Northern Lights Riders.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Saariselka vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kemi to Saariselka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Kemi in January, expect Saariselka to be slightly colder, temps between -11°C and -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trips

Northern Lights Riders, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Hippupuoti Gift Shop ©
Hippupuoti Gift Shop
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Ruka, stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kuusamo online road trip planner .

You can drive from Saariselka to Kuusamo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In January in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between -10°C during the day and -19°C at night. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©

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