10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 1 day
2
Kemi
— 1 night
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
5
Inari
— 1 night
6
Porvoo
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the striking features of Pohjolan toimitalo, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation maker app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, then visit Sampo Icebreaker, then admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kemi planning site.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Kemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get slightly colder in Kemi: highs are around -3°C and lows about -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 12th (Thu), see Santa Claus Office, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then see the top attractions with Feelapland, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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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 13th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, then have a few drinks at Saariselka Bowling, and then look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect little chillier with lows of -17°C in Saariselka. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): go for a walk through Otsamo Fell, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Inari tour itinerary maker website.

Getting from Saariselka to Inari by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Porvoo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, admire the masterpieces at Halosenniemi Museum, then get curious at Heureka, and finally enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Porvoo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Porvoo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in December, expect Porvoo to be somewhat warmer, temps between 1°C and -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Heureka, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Halosenniemi Museum, Loviisan kirkko
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Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
Heureka ©
Heureka
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo