11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h
3
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  28 h
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Ski Resort Ritavalkea and Safaris. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Arktikum and Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko. Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Kemi (Sampo Icebreaker & Kemi Church) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Kemi, Ski Resort Ritavalkea, Amethyst Mine Lapland
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, then hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, and finally look for gifts at Marimekko. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Flamingo Entertainment Center.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 29th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mustasaari trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Mustasaari. When traveling from Helsinki in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mustasaari: temperatures range from 0°C by day to -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Vaasa
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum ©
Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum

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