14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Kemi
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
4
Inari
— 2 nights

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.
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 23-hour flight. 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 °C and lows at °C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

2
nights
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, thenstop by Sampo Icebreaker, thentake 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: take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Kemi reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Tornio
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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

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
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 Pyha-Luosto National Park. Kids will appreciate attractions like Feelapland and Rovaniemi Church. The adventure continues: engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, catch a live event at Lappi Areena, and stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

2
nights
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 °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Hippupuoti Gift Shop, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos