11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights

3
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.
Pack the 19th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip site.

Seoul, South Korea to Helsinki is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Seoul to Helsinki. Traveling from Seoul in January, you will find days in Helsinki are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
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 20th (Sun): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, thenstop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in January, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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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.
On the 22nd (Tue), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and then hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Levi online road trip planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, Levi is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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nights
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 24th (Thu): stroll through Urho Kekkonen National Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Saariselka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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