16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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16 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  20​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  12​h 30​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Singapore

2
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Market Square Kauppatori, Old Market Hall, Moomin Shop Forum, and other attractions. It doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori
Kamppi Shopping Centre ©
Kamppi Shopping Centre

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Claus Reindeer, Arctic Circle Husky Park and Ranua Zoo. Family-friendly places like Santa Claus Village and SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Office, have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and examine the collection at Christmas House Santa.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

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.
When in Levi, make a side trip to see Snow Village in Kittila, approximately 46 minutes away. On the 13th (Thu), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Levi holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. You will leave for Saariselka on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Adventure

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lapland Safaris Saariselka as well as Northern Lights Riders.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Northern Lights Riders
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Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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