10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h
2
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
4
Levi
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  19​h
End: Los Angeles

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day
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 24th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, step into the grandiose world of Fortress of Suomenlinna, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally have some family-friendly fun at True VR.

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Los Angeles, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in January; daily highs in Helsinki reach 26°F and lows reach 17°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Room Escape Games
True VR ©
True VR

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): hit the slopes at Ruka, explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kuusamo travel route builder website .

You can fly from Helsinki to Kuusamo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Helsinki in January, with highs in Kuusamo at 16°F and lows at 2°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 26th (Sat), gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip builder .

Getting from Kuusamo to Saariselka by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 15°F, and evening lows to 1°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and then get your game on at Kid's Land.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Levi sightseeing app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Levi sees daily highs of 15°F and lows of -1°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Winter Sports Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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night
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find out how to plan a trip to Akaslompolo, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 14°F, while at night they dip to -2°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Discover out-of-the-way places like SantaPark and Syvasenvaara Fell. Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip website .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Akaslompolo in January, Rovaniemi is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Safaris

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