15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Kittila
— 4 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

3
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Room Escape Games and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). Step out of Helsinki to go to Porvoo and see Porvoo Old Town, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Pack the 12th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, have some family-friendly fun at Megazone Helsinki, stroll around Observatory Hill Park, and browse the collection at Kallion Kirjasto.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Helsinki. In December, Helsinki is much colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can 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

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Angry Birds Activity Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). It doesn't end there: get your game on at Saariselka Bowling and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka day trip site.

You can fly from Helsinki to Saariselka in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: highs in Saariselka hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Inari
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

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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. Step off the beaten path and head to Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. When in Kittila, make a side trip to see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio, approximately Muonio away. There's much more to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, and stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kittila online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Saariselka to Kittila in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kittila can reach °C, while at night they dip to °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, Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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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 20th (Fri): make a trip to Santa Claus Office, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Feelapland, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Parks
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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