16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
3
Inari
— 1 night
4
Levi
— 3 nights
5
Tampere
— 3 nights
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Attractions like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Santa Claus Village make great kid-friendly stops. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Feelapland and Forestry Museum of Lapland. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, stop by Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planning tool.

Kuching, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. In November, Rovaniemi is cooler than Kuching - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus ©
Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus

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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.
On the 28th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, thenstop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop.

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You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. November in Saariselka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Inari vacation planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Inari in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Step off the beaten path and head to Levi Ski Resort and G2 ICEKARTING. Kids will appreciate attractions like Icekarting Levi and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Akaslompolo to see Akaslompolo Sportshop about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: visit Ounasjoki - River for activities, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, and hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

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Getting from Inari to Levi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Levi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Levi Huskypark, Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Do your shopping at Ideapark and Keittioelamaa. Family-friendly places like Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Tammelantori will thrill your kids. Pack the 5th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, explore the wide array of goods at City Sokos, and stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere online road trip planner.

You can fly from Levi to Tampere in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in December: high temperatures in Tampere hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Ideapark
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Ideapark ©
Ideapark

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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.
Family-friendly places like Katajanokka and Aurinkolahti Beach will thrill your kids. Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Hakaniemi Marketfor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, browse the range of quality goods at Stockmann Department Store, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and look for gifts at Taiga Colors.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Tampere, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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