14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Saariselka
— 3 nights
2
Kilpisjarvi
— 1 night
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
4
Luosto
— 2 nights
5
Nuorgam
— 1 night
6
Inari
— 3 nights

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Polar Creek and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Step out of Saariselka with an excursion to Pyha-Nattanen Fell in Sodankyla--about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruijanpolku Trail, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka driving holiday planning site.

Moscow, Russia to Saariselka is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Moscow to Saariselka due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Moscow in May: high temperatures in Saariselka hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pyha-Nattanen Fell, Gold Prospector Museum
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Polar Creek ©
Polar Creek
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Tsahkal Falls and then don't miss a visit to Saana.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kilpisjarvi trip planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Kilpisjarvi by car takes about 6.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Saariselka to Kilpisjarvi due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in May, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Nature · Outdoors · Parks
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Saana ©
Saana

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Rovaniemi Church and German Soldier s Cemetery. Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Nature & Wildlife Tours. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and have fun at Angry Birds Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Kilpisjarvi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 5.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. May in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, then identify plant and animal life at Isokuru, and then take an exotic tour of Luosto Adventures. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla, then take in the awesome beauty at Luosto, and finally go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Luosto holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Luosto sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Nuorgam.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Sodankyla
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Luosto ©
Luosto
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

1
night
Nuorgam

Nuorgam ©
Nuorgam is a village in the Utsjoki municipality in the region of Lapland, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): cast your line with Alma Arktika.

For maps and other tourist information, refer to the Nuorgam trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Nuorgam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Luosto to Nuorgam is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Luosto in May, plan for little chillier days in Nuorgam, with highs around 8°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Inari.

Things to do in Nuorgam

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Alma Arktika ©
Alma Arktika

3
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 29th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then hike along Juutua Nature Trail, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): see exotic creatures in open habitats at Visit Inari Safaris & Accommodation, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then get outside with Lake Inari.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Inari trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Nuorgam to Inari in 2.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nuorgam to Inari due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Visit Inari Safaris & Accommodation ©
Visit Inari Safaris & Accommodation
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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