15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Room Escape Games and Porvoo Old Town. Pack the 12th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), browse the collection at Kallion Kirjasto, have some family-friendly fun at Megazone Helsinki, and steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki itinerary planning tool.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°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

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Saariselka Bowling. Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park and pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Helsinki to Saariselka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: highs in Saariselka hover around -7°C, while lows dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

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

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. Step off the beaten path and head to Levi Ski Resort and G2 ICEKARTING. When in Kittila, make a side trip to see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio, approximately Muonio away. There's much more to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kittila trip builder app.

You can drive from Saariselka to Kittila in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In December in Kittila, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

2
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 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 -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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