12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Saariselka
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip planning app.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki is minus 3.5 hours. In October, Helsinki is cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then get a taste of life in the country at Saariselka Reindeer Farm. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park and then fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Saariselka takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In October, Saariselka is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Wildlife
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka Reindeer Farm ©
Saariselka Reindeer Farm

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort and then look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Levi trip planning site.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Levi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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.
On the 19th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi route maker tool.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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