15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
3
Inari
— 2 nights
4
Levi
— 7 nights

2
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.
On the 19th (Sat), make a trip to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, then admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, then admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip maker.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. Traveling from London in December, expect Helsinki to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Change things up with a short trip to Ranua Zoo in Ranua (about 1h 5 min away). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, experience rural life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, and see Santa Claus Office.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online vacation planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer and then get great views at Otsamo Fell. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Inari journey builder tool.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, plan for little chillier nights in Inari, with lows around -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Enontekio (Enontekio Church & Jyppyra lookout), Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park). Spend the 26th (Sat) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on Tundra Huskies Husky Safaris, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, and relax and rejuvenate at KuruYoga Levi.

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Getting from Inari to Levi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Enontekio, Kittila, Muonio, Kongas, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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