13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Oulu
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
2
Kemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Inari
— 1 night
5
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Vienna

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Nallikari Beach, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oulu Cathedral, then pause for some photo ops at Toripolliisi, and finally don't miss a visit to Kauppahalli. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Ainolan Puisto, examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then get your game on at Oulu Climbing Centre, and finally examine the collection at Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Oulu trip itinerary maker .

Vienna, Austria to Oulu is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Vienna to Oulu is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Vienna in December, with highs in Oulu at -2°C and lows at -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Kemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Beaches Fun & Games
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto

2
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Tornion vesitorni, pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, then admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kemi online itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Oulu to Kemi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Kemi, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kemi

Fun & Games Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tornio
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The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then perfect your strike at Saariselka Bowling.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Kemi to Saariselka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kemi in December; daily highs in Saariselka reach -7°C and lows reach -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then take a stroll around The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, then wander the wide-open spaces of Angeli Reindeer Farm, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Inari online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Saariselka to Inari in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Inari are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

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

2
nights
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 21st (Sat): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Snow Village, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kids' Land.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the Levi attractions planner .

You can fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 23rd (Mon), find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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