10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
5
Kuusamo
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 2nd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and finally admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online trip builder.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in February, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 0°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get interesting insight from Lapland Safaris Saariselka, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Keep things going the next day: get all the equipment you need at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Saariselka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in February, expect Saariselka to be a bit cooler, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Museums

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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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Akaslompolo

On the 6th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then get outside with Seven Fells Up, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. February in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Safaris
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in February, and nighttime lows around -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Fun & Games
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): hit the slopes at Ruka.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kuusamo online tour planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kuusamo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks
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Ruka ©
Ruka

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