15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
2
Helsinki
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, look for gifts at Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus, then make a trip to Lordi's Square, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder app.

Valletta, Malta to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, bus, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Valletta to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. In December, Rovaniemi is much colder than Valletta - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Shopping
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

6
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.
You've now added Kaitalampi to your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kaitalampi
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kids' Land, and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Levi road trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Levi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in January, expect Levi to be little chillier, temps between -11°C and -21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum. Keep things going the next day: gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Saariselka sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -20°C at night. You will leave for home on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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