11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Inari
— 1 night
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Levi
— 2 nights
4
Hanko
— 1 day
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Katajanokka and Stromforsin Ruukki. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki travel planning website.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

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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. On the 26th (Wed), explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

Plan my day in Inari using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect nights in Inari to be much colder, around -17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, and finally don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Levi journey builder.

You can fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach, don't miss a visit to Pike's Gut, then enjoy breathtaking views from Hanko Water Tower, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Gunnarstrand.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hanko tour app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Levi to Hanko. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in December: high temperatures in Hanko hover around 1°C and lows are around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Pike's Gut ©
Pike's Gut
Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower

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Rovaniemi

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 30th (Sun): engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, have fun at Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder app.

Explore your travel options from Hanko to Rovaniemi with the Route module. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Hanko in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos · Nightlife
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Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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