11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Kilpisjarvi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in February, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
German Soldier s Cemetery and Rovaniemi Church will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arktikum and Rovaniemi Local History Museum. And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip site .

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in February: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Museums Winter Sports
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
night
Levi

Levi
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip planning tool .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. You'll set off for Kilpisjarvi on the 28th (Thu).

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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night
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): get outside with Kukkolankoski.

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You can drive from Levi to Kilpisjarvi in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Levi to Kilpisjarvi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Levi in February since evenings lows in Kilpisjarvi dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kukkolankoski
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nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then see the interesting displays at Siida. Here are some ideas for day two: get all the equipment you need at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Saariselka online holiday planner .

Getting from Kilpisjarvi to Saariselka by car takes about 6 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Saariselka due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kilpisjarvi in March, things will get little chillier in Saariselka: highs are around -1°C and lows about -12°C. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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