13 days in Saariselka, Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

13 days in Saariselka, Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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13 days in Saariselka, Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Saariselka
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Singapore

4
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Museum-lovers will get to explore Siida and Gold Prospector Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Go for a jaunt from Saariselka to Inari to see Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church about 1h 10 min away.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka trip tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Saariselka is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Saariselka is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get colder in Saariselka: highs are around -7°C and lows about -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): stop by Your Piece Of Finland and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and finally try to win big at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi tour itinerary planning site .

Getting from Saariselka to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Fun & Games Nightlife
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Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Hietaranta Beach and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Fortress of Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, and examine the collection at Design Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki holiday builder app .

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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