11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
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Inari
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi holiday builder site.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Rovaniemi is 2 hours. In February, Rovaniemi is cooler than London - with highs of -6°C and lows of -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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.
On the 13th (Sat), fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park and then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the wide-open spaces of Saariselka Reindeer Farm, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in February since evenings lows in Saariselka dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka Reindeer Farm ©
Saariselka Reindeer Farm

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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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, trek along Juutua Nature Trail, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Inari trip maker site.

You can drive from Saariselka to Inari in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Inari can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

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

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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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Helsinki tour itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Inari in February: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 0°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral