15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Kittila
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Room Escape Games and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo, about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, browse the collection at Kallion Kirjasto, appreciate the history behind Elias Lonnrot Monument, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki sightseeing planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Helsinki, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

King's Road, Porvoo Old Town
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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Room Escape Games
King's Road ©
King's Road

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Action Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida).

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Saariselka trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Saariselka takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, you will find days in Saariselka are slightly colder (-7°C), and nights are colder (-17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

4
nights
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Explore hidden gems such as Levi Ski Resort and Snow Village. When in Kittila, make a side trip to see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: get your game on at Kid's Land, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kittila online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Kittila takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Levi, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 20th (Fri), have fun at Santa Claus Office, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then hike along Feelapland, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Wildlife Tours
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Feelapland ©
Feelapland

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