10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

4
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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki visit planning website .

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in November; daily highs in Helsinki reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Northern Lights Riders has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and then take an exotic tour of Northern Lights Riders. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, then fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Saariselka takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, you will find days in Saariselka are little chillier (-7°C), and nights are colder (-17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Northern Lights Riders, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

3
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 7th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then get in on the family fun at Moomin Snowcastle, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and finally revel in the low prices at Marttiinin.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online trip planner .

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Parks
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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