17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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17 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Rovaniemi
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Muonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Luosto
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Rovaniemi

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and experience the excitement of Feelapland.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner .

In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Theme Parks Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Marttiini Store Old Factory ©
Marttiini Store Old Factory

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then make a trip to Snow Village, and finally make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi trip tool .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 2nd (Wed), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Konijanka Petting Zoo and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Akaslompolo fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -22°C. You will leave for home on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then enjoy some diversion at Action Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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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. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Jyppyra lookout and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Enontekio Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): make a trip to Halti.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Muonio trip builder site .

Drive from Saariselka to Muonio in 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to -13°C, and evening lows to -22°C. You will leave for home on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Muonio

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Enontekio
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Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
Jyppyra lookout ©
Jyppyra lookout
Halti ©
Halti

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nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Luosto travel route site .

You can drive from Muonio to Luosto in 3 hours. January in Luosto sees daily highs of -13°C and lows of -22°C at night. You will leave for home on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Church of Sodankyla
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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