15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— Few hours
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Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
3
Kemi
— 1 day
4
Saariselka
— 4 nights
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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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 18th (Tue): kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip maker tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©

5
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Visiting Safaris and Auttikongas will get you outdoors. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Santa Claus Village and Arktikum. Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Ski Resort Ritavalkea (in Pello). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, see where the action happens at Lappi Areena, and see Santa Claus Office.

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Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Amethyst Mine Lapland, Ski Resort Ritavalkea
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, visit Sampo Icebreaker, then admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and finally admire the striking features of Kemi Church.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kemi day trip tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kemi can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Angry Birds Activity Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gold Prospector Museum and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, &more). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka travel planning app.

Drive from Kemi to Saariselka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kemi in December, expect Saariselka to be a bit cooler, temps between -7°C and -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Inari, 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
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Saariselka in December, expect nights in Helsinki to be much hotter, around -3°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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