16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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 Forestry Museum of Lapland make great kid-friendly stops. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Feelapland and Pilke Science Centre. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, try your luck at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi driving holiday planner.

Kuching, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuching to Rovaniemi is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Kuching in November, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -2°C and lows about -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Tours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
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, then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop.

Plan my day in Saariselka using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

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 -3°C and lows of -10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Shopping
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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 -3°C, and evening lows to -10°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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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 Icekarting Levi. Kids will appreciate attractions like Ounasjoki - River for activities and Levi Huskypark. Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Akaslompolo Sportshop (in Akaslompolo). Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING and fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Levi itinerary maker app.

Getting from Inari to Levi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

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Must see
Levi Ski Resort
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Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Do your shopping at Ideapark and Tallipihan Suklaapuoti. Family-friendly places like Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Keittioelamaa 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, look for gifts at Tammelantori, and browse the range of quality goods at City Sokos.

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 0°C and lows are around -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Ideapark
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 Hietaranta 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 Aurinkolahti 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 3°C to lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping
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Flea Market
Hakaniemi Market
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Neighborhood
Katajanokka
4.3

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