12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— Few hours
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Inari
— 1 night
4
Saariselka
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Kemi
— 1 night
7
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
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Helsinki
— 1 night

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kamppi Shopping Centre, Sibelius Monument, Olympic Stadium (Olympiastadion), and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and finally look for gifts at Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, visit Katajanokka, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, then get great views at Olympic Stadium (Olympiastadion), and finally stroll around Sibelius Monument.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, read Helsinki tour itinerary maker app.

Hong Kong, China to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Hong Kong Standard Time (HKT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. In February, Helsinki is much colder than Hong Kong - with highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a 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. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Fri) before leaving for Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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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. For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Inari trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in February since evenings lows in Inari dip to -15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sat) before leaving for Saariselka.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka journey tool.

Traveling by car from Inari to Saariselka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Saariselka sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sun) before leaving for Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Shopping
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, Ranua Zoo and Snowman World Igloo Hotel. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. On your second day here, get to know the resident critters at Ranua Zoo, then see Santa Claus Office, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Kemi

Kemi
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kemi road trip tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Kemi, expect temperatures between -4°C during the day and -11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Wed) before leaving for Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
On the 17th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip website.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Shopping
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Marimekko, Porvoo Museum/Holm House, Castle Hill, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): examine the collection at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and finally stop by Marimekko.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

You can take a train from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 12 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in February: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 0°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Marimekko ©
Marimekko