16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Inari
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 3 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights

4
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Senate Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planner.

Doha, Qatar to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Doha to Helsinki is minus 1 hour. In December, Helsinki is cooler than Doha - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Espoo Cathedral
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inari: Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara) and Saariselka (Angry Birds Activity Park & Hippupuoti Gift Shop). There's lots more to do: get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and get great views at Otsamo Fell.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Inari day trip site.

Fly from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Helsinki, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Inari, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saariselka, Gold Prospector Museum
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). Spend the 26th (Sat) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Kids' Land, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary site.

Fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Kongas, Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

5
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Ski Resort Ritavalkea in Pello, about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ski Resort Ritavalkea
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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