11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Inari
— 3 nights
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, and finally get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

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Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi. In January, Rovaniemi is cooler than Singapore - with highs of -10°C and lows of -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

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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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Inari Reindeer Farm. Explore Inari's surroundings by going to Saariselka (Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort & Hippupuoti Gift Shop). Next up on the itinerary: tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Inari visit site.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Inari by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, Inari is slightly colder at night with lows of -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Museums

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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Escape the urban bustle at Ruka and Kiutakongas Rapids. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jalavan Kauppa and Angry Birds Activity Park. When in Kuusamo, make a side trip to see Pentik Hill in Posio, approximately Posio away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre and experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo travel route planner.

Drive from Inari to Kuusamo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around -10°C in January, and nighttime lows around -19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Shopping

Side Trips

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Ruka ©
Ruka
Jalavan Kauppa ©
Jalavan Kauppa
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

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Helsinki

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.
On the 18th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Galleria Lapinlahti, make a trip to Hakaniemi Market, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and finally stop by Artisaani.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Kuusamo - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Museums
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Artisaani ©
Artisaani

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