15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Perth
Fly:  27 h
1
Oulu
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Inari
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: Perth

2
nights
Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 27th (Tue), examine the collection at Oulun Taidemuseo, then examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then walk around Ainolan Puisto, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Haukipudas Church. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Oulun Automuseo, walk around Hupisaaret Park, then shop like a local with Pohjoisen Valokuvakeskus, then make a trip to Kauppahalli, and finally appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Oulu trip itinerary maker app.

Perth, Australia to Oulu is an approximately 25- hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in November, expect Oulu to be colder, temps between 1°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Haukipudas Church
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Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Kauppahalli ©
Kauppahalli
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 29th (Thu), browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

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Traveling by train from Oulu to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In November, Rovaniemi is slightly colder than Oulu - with highs of -2°C and lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Change things up with a short trip to Gold Prospector Museum in Tankavaara (about 1h 25 min away). Next up on the itinerary: tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos and pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Inari trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Inari when traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Room Escape Games and The National Museum of Finland. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Inari to Helsinki by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. While traveling from Inari, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Room Escape Games
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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