13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Inari
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), stroll around The Esplanadi Park, and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki route planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 10 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 37°F and lows are around 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
nights
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 (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, get great views at Otsamo Fell, and then experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and then experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm.

Planning Inari trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Inari takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in December, you will find days in Inari are little chillier (21°F), and nights are cooler (6°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and finally fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

To find more things to do and tourist information, read our Levi sightseeing tool.

Fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are 22°F, while nighttime lows are 8°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Ski Resort Ritavalkea in Pello--about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°F, and evening lows to 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ski Resort Ritavalkea
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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