11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 1 night
4
Kilpisjarvi
— 1 night
5
Saariselka
— 3 nights

2
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Katajanokka, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. February in Helsinki sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can 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 ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Rovaniemi Church. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at German Soldier s Cemetery and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in February, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between -6°C and -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

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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.
For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Levi, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. On the 28th (Thu), you'll travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kukkolankoski.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kilpisjarvi trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Levi to Kilpisjarvi takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kilpisjarvi when traveling from Levi in February, with lows around -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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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 2nd (Sat): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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Getting from Kilpisjarvi to Saariselka by car takes about 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Saariselka is 1 hour. In March, Saariselka is little chillier than Kilpisjarvi - with highs of -1°C and lows of -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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