14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Kuusamo
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Inari
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Kuala Lumpur


1
night
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.
On the 4th (Fri), learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: cruise along The Crusell Bridge, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planning app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Helsinki. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around -3°C and lows are around -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Room Escape Games
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka, stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

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Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Kuusamo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in January, expect Kuusamo to be little chillier, temps between -10°C and -19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, find something for the whole family at SantaPark, and then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online travel planner .

Take a bus from Kuusamo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -10°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square

2
nights
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, get your game on at Kid's Land, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and finally don't miss a visit to Snow Village.

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Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kittila takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in January since evenings lows in Kittila dip to -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Trails Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
On the 10th (Thu), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On your second day here, enjoy some diversion at Action Park, examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

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Getting from Kittila to Inari by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. January in Inari sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Saariselka, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida
Hippupuoti Gift Shop ©
Hippupuoti Gift Shop

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 12th (Sat), enjoy some friendly competition at Saariselka Bowling. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, then trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Saariselka itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Inari to Saariselka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Saariselka sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Pyha-Nattanen Fell
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling

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