11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive
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Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive
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Levi
— 2 nights
Fly
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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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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.
On the 2nd (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi itinerary planning tool.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Riyadh to Rovaniemi. In January, Rovaniemi is colder than Riyadh - with highs of -10°C and lows of -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Akaslompolo

On the 4th (Fri), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, identify plant and animal life at Konijanka Petting Zoo, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, Akaslompolo is a bit cooler at night with lows of -22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Levi tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports · Parks
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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.
Pack the 9th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Levi to Helsinki in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Levi in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around -3°C and lows are around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trip

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Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Castles
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."