17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  6 h
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Syote
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: London

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park. Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, and kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary maker tool.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In September, Helsinki is little chillier than London - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Espoo, Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
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.
On the 15th (Sat), hike along Urho Kekkonen National Park, thenstop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and finally get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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Getting from Helsinki to Saariselka by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in September, expect Saariselka to be a bit cooler, temps between 13°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

2
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get outside with Seven Fells Up. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, thenidentify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Muonio planner.

Drive from Saariselka to Muonio in 4 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Levi, Seven Fells Up
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Pyhatunturi trip planner.

You can drive from Muonio to Pyhatunturi in 3 hours. September in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Syote.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
Syote

Syote
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Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Syote takes 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Syote

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, thenget in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then make a trip to Lordi's Square. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, thensee Santa Claus Office, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally catch a live event at Lappi Areena.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi driving holiday website.

Getting from Syote to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 6°C. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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