14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
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Kemi
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
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Inari
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): walk around Nuuksio National Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Helsinki is minus 8 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Melbourne in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church, then stop by Sampo Icebreaker, then take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kemi journey planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Kemi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Kemi reach -3°C and lows reach -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda ©
Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Escape the urban bustle at Napapiirin Porofarmi and Feelapland. Kids will appreciate attractions like Pilke Science Centre and Lappi Areena. Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Pyha-Luosto National Park in Pyhatunturi--about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Lordi's Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip builder.

Getting from Kemi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 30:
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Lappi Areena ©
Lappi Areena

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Family-friendly places like Lemmenjoki National Park and Hippupuoti Gift Shop will thrill your kids. Explore hidden gems such as Otsamo Fell and The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, Inari is little chillier at night with lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos